This case is about a woman who miscarried and was criminally prosecuted for that. Moreover, although seriously ill, the State failed to provide her with adequate medical care, resulting in her death. The Court found the State in violation of several articles of the American Convention, including Article 26.
Case Summary: Manuela et al. v. El Salvador
Violations Against The Inter-American Convention On Human Rights
Did the State Accept International Responsibility?
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?