García Prieto et al v. El Salvador

This case is about the assassination of Mr. García Prieto during a robbery, on June 10, 1994, by members of an illegal armed group. Although the assassins were arrested and tried, El Salvador was nonetheless found in violation of the American Convention because of several deficiencies in the investigations and prosecution. The case is notable for a discussion of the provisional measures in the Inter-American system of protection of human rights.

Case Summary: García Prieto et al v. El Salvador, Case Summary

Year: 
2007
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Separate Opinions: 
Case Summary: 
Yes

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