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The Court ruled in favor of the families in the Ciudad Juarez cases

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued an opinion finding Mexico in violation of human rights conventions under the American Convention of Human Rights and the Convention Belém do Pará.  It interprets women's rights in the broader human rights context, and provides a powerful statement of the basic liberties the women and their families were deprived of.  The Court ordered Mexico to comply with a broad set of remedial measures including a national memorial, renewed investigations and reparations of over $200,000 each to the families in the suit.  Read the opinion in Spanish>>.

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