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Roche Azaña et al. v. Nicaragua

This case is about two Ecuadorian migrants in Nicaragua who were shot by State security forces when the truck that was transporting them tried to break through a security checkpoint. The Court found Nicaragua in violation of the American Convention due to the excessive use of force and the fact that the victims and their family did not have a chance to participate in proceedings against the perpetrators.

Case Summary: Roche Azaña et al. v. Nicaragua

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