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a.01 American Convention on Human Rights a.01 American Convention on Human Rights

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(Adopted at the Inter-American Specialized Conference on Human Rights, San José, Costa Rica, 22 November 1969)

c.01 Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Persons c.01 Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Persons

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(Resolution adopted at the first plenary session, held on June 7, 1999)

a.02 The Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights a.02 The Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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(Approved by the Commission at its 109º special session held from December 4 to 8, 2000, amended at its 116th regular period of sessions, held from October 7 to 25, 2002, at its 118th regular period of sessions, held from October 6 to 25, 2003, at its 126º regular period of sessions, held from October 16 to 27, 2006 and at its 132º regular period of sessions, held from July 17 to 25, 2008)

b.01 Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social b.01 Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social

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The States Parties to the American Convention on Human Rights "Pact San José, Costa Rica,"

Reaffirming their intention to consolidate in this hemisphere, within the framework of democratic institutions, a system of personal liberty and social justice based on respect for the essential rights of man; Recognizing that the essential rights of man are not derived from one's being a national of a certain State, but are based upon attributes of the human person, for which reason they merit international protection in the form of a convention reinforcing or complementing the protection provided by the domestic law of the American States


e.01 Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture e.01 Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture

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The American States signatory to the present Convention, aware of the provision of the American Convention on Human Rights that no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment or treatment; Reaffirming that all acts of torture or any other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment constitute an offense against human dignity and a denial of the principles set forth in the Charter of the Organization of American States and in the Charter of the United Nations and are violations of the fundamental human rights and freedoms proclaimed in the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights;

d.01 Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against d.01 Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence against

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THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,RECOGNIZING that full respect for human rights has been enshrined in the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and reaffirmed in other international and regional instruments;

 

a.03 Monitoring treaty bodies:  Inter-American Commission on Human Rights a.03 Monitoring treaty bodies: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is one of two bodies in the inter-American system for the promotion and protection of human rights. The Commission has its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The other human rights body is the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which is located in San José, Costa Rica. 

a.04 Inter-American Court of Human Rights a.04 Inter-American Court of Human Rights

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La Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, con sede en San José Costa Rica, es una institución judicial autónoma de la Organización de los Estados Americanos cuyo objetivo es la aplicación e interpretación de la Convención Americana sobre Derechos Humanos y de otros tratados concernientes al mismo asunto y fue establecida en 1979.

Está formada por juristas de la más alta autoridad moral y reconocida competencia en materia de derechos humanos elegidos a título personal.

 

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