Maritza Urrutia v. Guatemala

Maritza Urrutia v. Guatemala

On July 23, 1992 Ms. Maritza Urrutia was abducted and tortured by members of the Guatemalan Army due to her involvement in the political organization Guerrilla Army of the Poor. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights and the American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture. 

Case Summary: Maritza Urrutia v. Guatemala, Case Summary

Addendum: 11 Cases v. Guatemala, Monitoring Compliance Summary

Update: 12 Cases v. Guatemala, Compliance and Follow-Up Addendum

Update: 14 Cases v. Guatemala, Compliance and Follow-Up Addendum

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Partial Acceptance
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
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