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Tainá Garcia Maia

Case of García Lucero and ors v Chile, García Lucero and ors v Chile, Preliminary objections, merits and reparations, IACHR Series C No 267, IHRL 4199 (IACHR 2013), 28th August 2013, Inter-American Court of Human Rights [IACtHR]

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Whether failure to immediately investigate acts of torture violated Articles 8 and 25(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (‘ACHR’) and Article 8 of the of the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture, (‘IACAT’).

Whether the mere existence of amnesty laws and other procedural obstacles to investigation violated Articles 8, 25(1), 5(1), 1(1), and 2 of the ACHR, and Articles 1, 6, 8 and 9 of the IACAT.

Whether omissions of a state to investigate and provide reparation violated the right to personal integrity of a victim and their next of kin in line with Article 5 of the ACHR.

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