López Mendoza v. Venezuela

Mr. Leopoldo López Mendoza was prevented by the State from participating in the regional elections in 2008. The State also failed to provide him with the relevant judicial guarantees and judicial protection or the appropriate reparation. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: López Mendoza v. Venezuela, Case Summary

Year: 
2011
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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