Veliz Franco et al. v. Guatemala

Veliz Franco et al. v. Guatemala

On December 16, 2001, María Isabel Veliz Franco, 15 years old, left her home at 8:00 a.m. and never returned. The next day Mrs. Rosa Elvira Franco Sandoval, her mother, reported her daughter's disappearance to State officials, but there were no efforts made to find her. After receiving an anonymous call two days later, Mrs. Franco Sandoval found her daughter's body. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights. 

Case Summary: Veliz Franco v. Guatemala, Case Summary

Update: Véliz Franco v. Guatemala Case, Addendum

Year: 
2014
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
Yes
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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