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X.3. American Convention On Human Rights (Excerpts)

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This chapter excerpts the American Convention on Human Rights. The States Parties to this Convention undertake to respect the rights and freedoms recognized herein and ensure to all persons subject to their jurisdiction the free and full exercise of those rights and freedoms, without any discrimination for reasons of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, economic status, birth, or any other social condition. Every person has the right to have his physical, mental, and moral integrity respected. No one shall be subjected to torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading punishment or treatment. All persons deprived of their liberty shall be treated with respect to the inherent dignity of the human person. Accused persons shall, save in exceptional circumstances, be segregated from convicted persons, and shall be subjected to separate treatment appropriate to their status as unconvicted persons.

Keywords: American Convention; human rights



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