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Fernández Prieto and Tumbeiro v. Argentina

This case is about the arbitrary stop, search and arrest of two individuals, in separate incidents, in Argentina during the 1990s, a time during which warrantless arrests were particularly common. Argentina admit- ted responsibility and the Court found it in violation of Article 7 (Right to Liberty and Security) and Article 11 (Right to Privacy) of the American Convention.

Case Summary: Fernández Prieto and Tumbeiro v. Argentina

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