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Case of Usón Ramírez v Venezuela, Usón Ramírez v Venezuela, Preliminary objections, merits, reparations, and costs, IACHR Series C no 207, IHRL 4153 (IACHR 2009), 20th November 2009, Inter-American Court of Human Rights [IACtHR]

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Whether the criminal liability for slander against the honour and reputation of armed forces constituted an impermissible interference with a petitioner’s right to freedom of expression under Article 13 of the American Convention on Human Rights (‘ACHR’), in relation to Articles 1.1 and 2 of the same instrument.

Whether a trial by military court of a retired member of the armed forces constituted a breach of his right under Article 8(1) of the ACHR.

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