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Peru: Government rejects recommendation by UN human rights experts to abolish "faceless judges"

, Index number: AMR 46/022/1996

This report highlights to the UN Human Rights Committee that on 10 October 1996 the Peruvian authorities extended the use of "faceless judges" for terrorism-related trials for another year until 15 October 1997, despite the Human Rights Committee having recommended in July 1996 that the Government of Peru immediately abolish their use.

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