INTER AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS : Ituango Massacre v. Colombia


Facts: This case deals with the international responsibility of Colombia for torture acts

Claimants : Inter-American Commission for Human Rights, and the Grupo Interdisciplinario por los Derechos Humanos (GIDH), Comisión Colombiana de Juristas (CCJ

Rights at stakes: Obligation to respect the rights of the Convention, right to honour and dignity, rights of the child, right to private property, freedom of circulation, judicial protection, right to life, right to personal integrity, ban of slavery, right to freedom, judicial guarantees.

Texts:Inter-American Convention for Human Rights (IACHR) : art 1, 11, 19, 21, 22, 25, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Solution:The Court estimated that Colombia had violated the Inter-American Convention for Human Rights on the articles quoted above.