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Perrone and Preckel v. Argentina

This case is about two employees of a governmental agency who were arbitrarily arrested and detained during Argentina’s 1976 coup. When democracy returned to the country, they sought to recover compensation for the years they were absent from work due to their detention. Eventually, the Court found Argentina in violation of the American Convention only due to the excessive length of the administrative and judicial proceedings.

Case Summary: Perrone and Preckel v. Argentina

Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary