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Servellón García et al. v. Honduras

Between September 15 and 16, 1995, a preventive detention operation was carried out by the Public Security Force and they arrested Marco Antonio Servellón García, Rony Alexis Betancourth Vásquez, Orlando Álvarez Ríos, and Diomedes Obed García Sánchez, two of whom were minors. State agents extrajudicially killed the victims and their bodies were found on September 17, 1995 out in the open in different places throughout the city of Tegucigalpa. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: Servellón García et al. v. Honduras, Case Summary

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