Ituango Massacres v. Colombia

Ituango Massacres v. Colombia

On June 1996 and October 1997, in districts La Granja and El Aro, members of law enforcement and paramilitary groups killed unarmed civilians, robbed others, and caused overall panic and displacement. These events devastated and overwhelmed the region. The State failed to investigate the acts, punish those responsible and provide damages to the victims and their family members. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.  

 Case Summary: Ituango Massacres v. Colombia, Case Summary

Year: 
2006
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Partial Acceptance
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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