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Myrna Mack Chang v. Guatemala

This case is about the assassination of one of the most prominent human rights advocates and investigators of the massacre of indigenous peoples by Guatemalan agents between 1981 and 1992. Although the State admitted full responsibility, the Court found Guatemala in violation of the American Convention for failure to investigate Myrna Mack Chang’s murder and to prosecute her assassins. 

Case Summary: Myrna Mack Chang 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?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary