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Organization of American States (OAS)


  1. Organization of American States
  2. Basic human rights
  3. Death penalty
  4. Forced disappearance of persons
  5. Prevention of torture
  6. Prevention and punishment of terrorism
  7. Other relevant conventions

Organization of American States

Charter of the Organization of American States (pdf, 283 kB)

Basic human rights

American Convention on Human Rights (pdf, 306 kB)

Death penalty

Protocol to American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty (pdf, 196 kB)

Forced disappearance of persons

Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons (pdf, 187 kB)

Prevention of torture

Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture (pdf, 83 kB)

Prevention and punishment of terrorism

Convention to Prevent and Punish the Acts of Terrorism Taking the Form of Crimes Against Persons and Related Extortion That Are of International Significance (a-49) (pdf, 184 kB)

Inter-American Convention Against Terrorism (A-66) (pdf, 251 kB)

Other relevant conventions

Inter-American Convention Against Racism, Racial Discrimination and Related Forms of Intolerance (pdf, 106 kB)

Inter-American Convention Against All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance (pdf, 105 kB)

Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punisment and Eradication of Violence Against Women (pdf, 226 kB)