This case is about the shutdown and confiscation of equipment of radio stations operated by a number of indigenous peoples in Guatemala. The Court found Guatemala in violation of several articles of the American Convention including Article 13 (Freedom of Thought and Expression), Article 24 (Right to Equal Protection) and Article 26 (Duty to Progressively Develop Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights).
Case Summary: Maya Kaqchikel Indigenous Peoples of Sumpango et al v. Guatemala
Violations Against The Inter-American Convention On Human Rights
Did the State Raise Preliminary Objections?