Cabrera García and Montiel Flores v. Mexico

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. 

Case Summary: Cabrera García and Montiel Flores v. Mexico, Case Summary

Year: 
2010
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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