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Case of Caesar v Trinidad and Tobago, Caesar v Trinidad and Tobago, Merits, reparations and costs, IACHR Series C no 123, IHRL 1507 (IACHR 2005), 11th March 2005, Inter-American Court of Human Rights [IACtHR]

Reporter(s)

Aurora Hartwig, Ana Cecilia Mullan

Case of Caesar v Trinidad and Tobago, Caesar v Trinidad and Tobago, Merits, reparations and costs, IACHR Series C no 123, IHRL 1507 (IACHR 2005), 11th March 2005, Inter-American Court of Human Rights [IACtHR]

Whether Trinidad and Tobago’s imposition of corporal punishment violated the victim’s right not to be subject to torture or other cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment as protected under Article 5 of the American Convention on Human Rights (‘ACHR’), in relation to the general obligations to respect, ensure, and adjust domestic legislation provided in Articles 1(1) and 2.

Whether Trinidad and Tobago provided an effective domestic remedy as mandated in Article 25 of the ACHR, in connection to Articles 1(1) and (2).

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