Radilla Pacheco v. Mexico

On August 25, 1974, Mr. Rosendo Radilla Pacheco, a 60 year-old musician and political and social activist, was arrested by members of the Mexican Army in the State of Guerrero and eventually disappeared. The State failed to establish the whereabouts of Mr. Radilla Pacheco. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights and the American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons.

Case Summary: Radilla Pacheco v. Mexico, Case Summary

Year: 
2009
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Partial Acceptance
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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