This is the case of two Mexican environmental activists in the State of Guerrero, Mexico, who, in 1999, were arrested by the military, and found guilty of various crimes based on confessions extracted under duress. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights and the American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture.
Cabrera García and Montiel Flores v. Mexico
Violations Against The Inter-American Convention On Human Rights:
Article 7(5) Right to Be Promptly Brought Before a Judge and Right to a Trial Within Reasonable Time
Violations Against The Inter-American Convention To Prevent And Punish Torture:
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?:
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: