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.
White Van (Paniagua Morales et al.) v. Guatemala
Violations Against The Inter-American Convention On Human Rights:
Violations Against The Inter-American Convention To Prevent And Punish Torture:
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?:
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?: