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Shining Path Case, Peru v Reinoso (Manuel) and ors, First instance criminal decision, No 560-03, ILDC 670 (PE 2006), 13th October 2006, National Criminal Court

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Whether the applicability of international humanitarian law precluded the application of domestic criminal law.

Whether the acts perpetrated by members of the Peruvian Communist Party (‘Shining Path’) violated international humanitarian law.

Whether members of Shining Path were responsible for crimes against the public peace and terrorism under Peruvian domestic criminal law.

Keywords: Armed conflict; Armed conflict, non-international; Crimes against the peace and security of mankind; Due process; Human rights, civil and political rights; Human rights, principle of legality; Human rights, right to fair trial; IACHR (Inter-American Court of Human Rights); International courts and tribunals; International crimes; International law and domestic law, consistent interpretation; Responsibility of individuals; Terrorism; Treaties, application

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Subjects: Public International Law ; International Law ; Law

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