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San Miguel Sosa et al. v. Venezuela

This case is about the termination from employment of three civil servants because they had signed the petition to recall President Hugo Chavez in 2003. The Court found a violation of several articles of the American Convention, including Article 23(1)(b) (Right to Elect and Be Elected) and Article 23(1)(c) (Right to Have Access to Public Service), Article 13(1) (Right to Seek, Receive, and Impart Information and Ideas) and Article 26 (Duty to Progressively Develop Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights).

Case Summary: San Miguel Sosa et al. v. Venezuela

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