Mémoli v. Argentina

The case concerns the alleged violation of the right to freedom of expression of Mr. Carlos Mémoli and Mr. Pablo Carlos Mémoli. The two were criminally convicted for publicly denouncing the irregular sale of burial niches in the local cemetery by the executive officers of a cultural association in their town. Accordingly, the Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights.

Case Summary: Mémoli v. Argentina

Year: 
2013
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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