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Judgment of the Specialized Criminal Law Chamber of the Supreme Court against former President Alberto Fujimori, relating to the murders of Barrios Altos, La Cantuta and Sótanos, Fujimori Fujimori (Alberto) (on behalf of Thirteen lawyers on behalf of the Civil Part) v Attorney General, First instance decision, EXP Number AV 19-2001, ILDC 1516 (PE 2009), 7th April 2009, Peru; Supreme Court of Justice [CSJ]; Criminal Law Chamber

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Elizabeth Salmón

Judgment of the Specialized Criminal Law Chamber of the Supreme Court against former President Alberto Fujimori, relating to the murders of Barrios Altos, La Cantuta and Sótanos, Fujimori Fujimori (Alberto) (on behalf of Thirteen lawyers on behalf of the Civil Part) v Attorney General, First instance decision, EXP Number AV 19-2001, ILDC 1516 (PE 2009), 7th April 2009, Peru; Supreme Court of Justice [CSJ]; Criminal Law Chamber

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 July 2019

Whether the ‘Barrios Altos’ and ‘La Cantuta’ murders amounted to crimes against humanity according to international law.

Whether prosecution of vicious murder as a crime against humanity was contrary to the principle of legality.

Whether the kidnappings of Mr Gorriti and Mr Dyer amounted to cruel treatment under international law.

Whether the interpretation of cruel and inhuman treatment under international law could be considered as aggravating factors of the crime of kidnapping under Peru’s domestic law.

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