Neira Alegría et al. v. Peru

On June 18, 1986, a riot in the San Juan Bautista correctional facility was put down by the Joint Command of the Armed Forces using excessive force.  Mr. Neira Alegría, Mr. Edgar Zenteno Escobar, and Mr. William Zenteno Escobar, three detainees, have been missing ever since. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: Neira Alegría et al. v. Peru, Case Summary

Year: 
1995
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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