White Van (Paniagua Morales et al.) v. Guatemala

Between 1987 and 1988, eleven individuals were abducted and subsequently tortured and murdered.  All victims were abducted with a white van by armed men associated with the Treasury Police or some other military or police institution. The Court found that the State violated the American Convention on Human Rights and the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture.

Case Summary: White Van (Paniagua Morales et al.) v. Guatemala, Case Summary

Update: 12 Cases v. Guatemala, Compliance and Follow-Up Addendum

Year: 
1998
Country: 
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?: 
No
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: 
Yes
Case Summary: 
Yes

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