On October 2, 2003, Mr. Iván Eladio Torres Millacura was detained and tortured by State agents and subsequently disappeared. Mr. Torres Millacura's family was denied judicial protections and guarantees relating to the failure to adequately investigate and punish the officials allegedly responsible for his torture and disappearance. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights, the American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture and the American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons.
Case Summary: Torres Millacura et al. v. Argentina