The Inter-American Convention of Human Rights, approved in 1969, is a regional human rights instrument created “to consolidate in this hemisphere, within the framework of democratic institutions, a system of personal liberty and social justice based on respect for the essential rights of man”. Both the American Court of Human Rights and the American Commission of Human Rights are in charge of overseeing the implementation of the treaty in the signatory countries.
The link to the Convention is available here.
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