"Political rights are human rights of fundamental importance within the inter-American system and they are closely related to other rights embodied in the American Convention, such as freedom of expression, and freedom of association and assembly; together, they make democracy possible. The Court underscores the importance of political rights and recalls that Article 27 of the American Convention prohibits their suspension and establishes the judicial guarantees essential for their protection. "
OAS (IACHR): Case of Castañeda Gutman v. México, par. 140

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Case of Castañeda Gutman v. México


Spanish; Castilian