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I. INTRODUCTION TO THE CASE AND PURPOSE OF THE
CONTROVERSY
II.
PROCEEDING BEFORE THE COURT
III.
PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS
1.
Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies
2.
Lack of jurisdiction of the Court ratione materiae over an
alleged breach of the Inter-American Convention to
Prevent and Punish Torture
IV.
PRELIMINARY MATTERS
1.
Inadmissibility ratione materiae of new claims by the
representatives
2.
The legal standing of CEJIL to act on behalf of the
alleged victim regarding the alleged violations of the
obligations embodied in the Convention against Torture.
V.
JURISDICTION
VI.
PARTIAL
ACKNOWLEDGMENT
OF
INTERNATIONAL
RESPONSIBILITY
VII.
EVIDENCE
1.
Documentary, testimonial, and expert evidence
2.
Admission of the documentary evidence
3.
Assessment of the statements of the alleged victim, of
the testimonial and expert evidence
VIII.
MERITS
VIII-1. RIGHT TO PERSONAL LIBERTY, FAIR TRIAL [JUDICIAL
GUARANTEES], FREEDOM FROM EX-POST FACTO LAWS, IN
RELATION TO THE OBLIGATION TO RESPECT RIGHTS AND TO
ADOPT DOMESTIC LEGAL EFFECTS
a)
Initial arrest by the Tupiza Police on November 11, 2002
b)
Arrest warrant N° 1430 of November 12, 2002
c)
Effective remedies to challenge the lawfulness of the
detention
d)
Proceeding before the National Office of Immigration and
Naturalization between November 12 and December 6, 2002
e)
Right to information and effective access to consular
assistance
f)
Deprivation of liberty by application of Article 67 of
Decree Law 16 of 1960
g)
Notification of Resolution 7306 of December 6, 2002 and
remedies regarding the punitive ruling
h)
Lack of legality of the place of incarceration of aliens
punished by application of Decree Law 16 of 1960
i)
Conclusion
j)
Clarifications regarding Article 2 of the American
Convention
VIII-2. RIGHT TO HUMANE TREATMENT [PERSONAL INTEGRITY] IN
RELATION TO THE OBLIGATION TO RESPECT RIGHTS AND
THE OBLIGATIONS ENSHRINED IN THE INTER-AMERICAN
CONVENTION TO PREVENT AND PUNISH TORTURE
a)
Requirement that undocumented migrants be held in
places different than those intended for convicted
persons or persons in custody pending trial
b)
Prison Conditions at La Palma Public Prison and La Joyita
Penitentiary Center
1)
Provision of water at La Joyita
2)
Medical care
c)
Duty to initiate ex officio a prompt investigation into the
alleged acts of torture

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