On June 24, 2002, Mr. Lysias Fleury, a human rights defender, was accused of stealing a water pump by authorities. Mr. Fleury denied the accusation and invited the agents to search his home. Instead, the policemen arrested Mr. Fleury without a warrant. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.
Case Summary: Lysias Fleury et al. v. Haiti, Case Summary