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Favela Nova Brasilia v. Brazil

This is the first case decided by the Court on the excessive use of force by police during raids in favelas around Rio de Janeiro. The Court found Brazil in violation of several articles of the American Convention as well as the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture.

Case SummaryFavela Nova Brasilia v. Brazil, Case Summary

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary