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Gutiérrez Hernández and Family v. Guatemala

This case is about the disappearance of a human rights activist. The Court found the state in violation of several articles of the American Convention, Inter-American Convention to Prevent, Punish and Eradicate Violence Against Women and Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearances of Persons. However, it did not declare a violation of certain articles of the Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearances of Persons because it could not determine that Ms. Gutiérrez Hernández was actually a victim of a forced disappearance as defined in that Convention.

Case SummaryGutiérrez Hernández and Family v. Guatemala, Case Summary

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