Carpio Nicolle et al. v. Guatemala

On July 3, 1993, the State-sponsored Civilian Self-Defense Patrols, murdered and an assaulted a group of delegates and Mr. Jorge Carpio Nicolle. Mr. Carpio Nicolle was a well-known journalist and politician Jorge, who opposed President Serrano Elías’ coup d’état. In this case, the Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.

Case Summary: Carpio Nicolle et al. v. Guatemala, Case Summary

Addendum: 11 Cases v. Guatemala, Monitoring Compliance Summary

Update: 12 Cases v. Guatemala, Compliance and Follow-Up Addendum

Year: 
2004
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Yes
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
No
Case Summary: 
Yes

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