On April 5, 1988, Mr. Juan Francisco Bueno Alves, a Uruguyan national residing in Argentina, and his attorney, Mr. Carlos Alberto Pérez-Galindo, were detained under order of the criminal court. The next day Mr. Bueno Alves was beaten by the police to force him to confess against himself and his attorney. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.
Case Summary: Bueno Alves v. Argentina
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