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International Court exposes Guatemalan State role in horrific death of teenage girl

Headline Title:  International Court exposes Guatemalan State role in horrific death of teenage girl 30 July 2014 The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ ruling that Guatemalan authorities failed to investigate the tragic murder of a teenage girl sends a strong message to governments around the world that failure to address violence against women will not be tolerated, said Amnesty International ahead of a press conference on the ruling in Guatemala City today. The case was brought by the mother of María Isabel Veliz Franco, a 15-year-old girl who had been sexually assaulted, tortured…

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