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Case of Gangaram Panday v. Suriname (Inter-American Court of Human Rights)

Geographic relevance: Americas (North, Central, South)

Language: Inglés

Data type: Legal citations

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The family of a person who died in military custody at an airport brought a claim against the State for violating the deceased’s right to liberty, and other rights. The IACtHR held that the failure to present reasons for the detention or a charge amounted to an arbitrary detention and a violation of the right to liberty.

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