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Moya Chacón et al. v. Costa Rica

This case is about two journalists in Costa Rica who had reported on an investigation over alleged cases of police corruption. Although they had been acquitted of the criminal charges that the State had filed against them, they were found liable for civil damages. Eventually, the Court found the State in violation of Article 13 (1st and 2nd paragraph) of the American Convention.

Case Summary: Moya Chacón et al. v. Costa Rica

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary