Castillo Páez v. Peru

On October 21, 1990, Mr. Ernest Rafael Castillo-Páez disappeared after the terrorist organization "Shining Path" detonated an explosive near a national monument. Police Approached Mr. Castillo-Páez in the street and put him in a police vehicle. He was never seen again. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.

Case Summary: Castillo Páez v. Peru, Case Summary

Year: 
1997
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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