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