Manuel Cepeda Vargas v. Colombia

On August 9, 1994, Senator Manuel Cepeda Vargas was murdered in Bogotá. His murder was followed with a lack of due diligence in the investigation and punishment of all those responsible. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: Manuel Cepeda Vargas v. Colombia, Case Summary

Year: 
2010
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Partial Acceptance
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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Los Angeles, CA 90015

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