Paola Limón


Paola Limón is a Senior Research Officer at the University of Essex (UK) School of Law, where she works as Research Associate for the Americas Team of the ESRC Human Rights Law Implementation Project (HRLIP). She previously worked for the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). She holds an LLM in International Human Rights & Humanitarian Law from the University of Essex (UK) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of Monterrey (Mexico).

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What implementation of judgments looks like – or doesn’t? –: the case of the Molina Theissen family in Guatemala

On 27 September 1981, Emma Molina Theissen, member of the Patriotic Labor Youth, was detained by the armed forces and taken to the “Manuel Lisandro Barillas” Military Barracks (MLB-MB), where she was subjected to psychological and physical torture, including sexual violence. She was deprived of food and water, losing so much weight that, after nine days, on…

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