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Separate Opinion of Judge A.A. Cançado Trindade in the Case of Servellón García et alii versus Honduras (Reparations, Judgment of 21.09.2006)

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The theme of violence of children and youngsters in the streets comes once again to occupy a central position in a Judgment in the present case of Servellón and Others versus Honduras. The author provides personal reflections on following points: on basis of the international responsibility of the State; basis of international jurisdiction; the attempts against human rights amidst the decomposition of the social tissue; and reaction of Law: the prohibitions of jus cogens and the due reparatio. The Court has done the realization of a campaign with the purpose of creating awareness in the Honduran society with regard to the importance of the protection of children and youngsters, of informing it of the specific duties for their protection that correspond to the family, the society, and the State, and of bringing to the attention that children and youngsters in situation of social risk are not identified with delinquency.

Keywords: children; Honduras; human rights; international jurisidiction; Servellón; social tissue; youngsters



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