Chile

Leopoldo Garcia Lucero was subjected to enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention, physical and psychological torture and other ill-treatment in Chile under the Pinochet regime. REDRESS submitted a petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in 2002 and in 2012, REDRESS made submissions to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, in particular on the issue of admissibility, as the torture took place before Chile ratified the American Charter on Human Rights. The Court considered Mr García’s case on 20 and 21st of March 2013 and a decision is expected sometime after July 2013. To read more about Leopoldo Garcia Lucero v. Chile, see our write-up here.


Torture in the Americas: The Law and Practice

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June 2013


Observations to the Committee against Torture in Consideration of Chile's Fifth Period Report

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April 2009


Committee Against Torture (CAT) Observations to the Report Submitted by Chile under Article 19 of the Convention (CAT/C/39/ADD.14) Third Periodic Report due in 1997

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April 2004


Leopoldo Garcia Lucero v. Chile

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May 2002


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