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Herzog et al. v. Brazil

The case is about the arbitrary arrest, torture and murder during the military dictatorship of a Brazilian journalist and member the Brazilian Communist Party. The case gave the Court the chance to examine the question of the legitimacy and legality of blanket amnesty laws and the victims’ right to truth.

Case Summary: Herzog et al. v. Brazil

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