Uzcátegui et al. v. Venezuela

On January 1, 2001, members of the state police extrajudicially executed Néstor José Uzcátegui and persecuted Néstor's brother, Luis Enrique Uzcátegui, in reaction to his search for justice for the death of his brother. There was no investigation into Mr. José Uzcátegui's death, and no one was ever tried or punished for the crime. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: Uzcátegui et al. v. Venezuela, Case Summary

Update: Cases Chocrón Chocrón, Díaz Peña, and Uzcátegui and Others v. Venezuela, Compliance and Follow-Up Addendum

Year: 
2012
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Separate Opinions: 
Case Summary: 
Yes

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