Colombia is responsible for the forced disappearance of soldier Óscar Iván Tabares Toro
San José, Costa Rica, August 8, 2023.- In the Judgment notified today in the Case of Tabares Toro et al. v. Colombia, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights declared the international responsibility of the State of Colombia for the violation of the rights to juridical personality, to life, to humane treatment, to personal liberty, to a fair trial, to judicial protection, to privacy, of the family, and of the child, to the detriment of Óscar Iván Tabares Toro and his next of kin, as a result of the forced disappearance of Mr. Tabares Toro on December 28, 1997, and the subsequent lack of investigation and clarification of the circumstances of his disappearance, as well as the impact of those facts on his next of kin. In the instant case the State acknowledged its international responsibility.
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