Cantoral Huamaní and García Santa Cruz v. Peru

Cantoral Huamaní and García Santa Cruz v. Peru

On February 13, 1989, Saúl Isaac Cantoral Huamaní and Consuelo Trinidad García Santa Cruz, two members of a miners’ trade union, were kidnapped and executed by a paramilitary group linked to the Peruvian Government (the Commando Rodrigo Franco). The State failed to underake effective measures and investigations regarding events leading to this tragic event. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention of Human Rights. 

Case Summary: Cantoral Huamaní and García Santa Cruz v. Peru, Case Summary

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Partial Acceptance
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Separate Opinions: 
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