June 28, 2012

Paraguayan Lawyers to Appeal to IACHR Regarding Coup

Asuncion, Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) A group of lawyers will appeal to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) to rule against the removal of President Fernando Lugo from office, as mass protests continue today in the country against the new Paraguayan government.

The lawyers will base their appeal to the IACHR on the removal of Lugo by the Paraguayan Congress, violating the rights to a fair trial and a defense lawyer, and causing an institutional failure in the South American country. Read more.

Prensa Latina

Related,
- Venezuela Condemns “State Coup” in Paraguay, Cuts Oil Shipments - Venezuelanalysis

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