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1996: Sybille Olivera v. Marelle Bench Memorandum

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Marelle respects and guarantees human rights for all of its citizens as demonstrated by its ratification of numerous international human rights instrument. Terrorist activities reached a state of crisis in 1994 when for three days between June 12-15 1994 the terrorist group Patria Gris attacked the capital city of La Talita in Traveler. In order to stop the bloodshed in Traveler and prevent the violence from spreading, Marelle had no choice but to decree a nation-wide state of emergency on June 12,1994, pursuant to Article SO of the Constitution.In Marelle's domestic legal order first, all criminal proceedings include a thorough investigation and prosecution. Second, with respect to civil matters, individual victims may become civil parties to the criminal process. Lastly, military proceedings consist of thorough investigations, hearings and appeals to the Supreme Council of the armed forces.

Keywords: individual victims; legal order; military proceedings; terrorist activity; Winning Memorial for the State



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