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Amicus Curiae Brief before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the matter of Ronald Ernesto Raxcacó Reyes

, Index number: IOR 62/003/2005

Ronald Ernesto Raxcacó Reyes participated in the kidnapping of Pedro Alberto de León Wug, a minor, on 5 August 1997. The next day, the minor was liberated by the National Civil Police. Reyes was detained with four others and charged with the crime of kidnapping. On 14 May 1999 Reyes was sentenced to death for the crime of kidnapping. Subsequent appeals were rejected. There is no procedure, provided by Guatemalan law, to apply for clemency, amnesty, or commutation of sentence.

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