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Trabajadores Cesados de Petroperú and Others v. Peru

This case is about the termination from employment of hundreds of workers of State-owned companies and ministries in Peru during the 1990s. The case is notable because it discusses Article 26 of the American Convention, which mandates States Party to ensure the full realization of the rights implicit in the economic, social, educational, scientific, and cultural standards set forth in the Charter of the Organization of American States. Eventually, the Court found Peru in violation of the American Convention’s provisions on due process and Article 26, but only by majority vote and not unanimously, as it often does.

Case Summary: Trabajadores Cesados de Petroperú and Others v. Peru

Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?
Case Summary