INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS CASE OF CORDERO BERNAL V. PERU JUDGMENT OF FEBRUARY 16, 2021 (Preliminary objection and merits) In the Case of Cordero Bernal v. Peru, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”) composed of the following judges: Elizabeth Odio Benito, President L. Patricio Pazmiño Freire, Vice President Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, Judge Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni, Judge, and Ricardo Pérez Manrique, Judge; also present, Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and Romina I. Sijniensky, Deputy Secretary, pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 42, 65 and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure” or “the Court’s Rules of Procedure”), delivers this judgment, structured as follows: 1

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