Inter-American Court’s Dangerous Precedent in Limiting Insurgents’ Right to Reparations

In an important recent decision, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) affirmed that the extrajudicial execution of a member of a subversive group is a violation of the right to life and a state’s obligations under international humanitarian law. In this particular case, Eduardo Nicolás Cruz Sánchez, a member of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary […]
By Cristíán Correa, Human rights lawyer from Chile and a senior associate in ICTJ’s Reparative Justice Program
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