INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS*
CASE OF WONG HO WING** V. PERU
JUDGMENT OF JUNE 30, 2015
(Preliminary objection, merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of Wong Ho Wing,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court,” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges:
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, President
Roberto F. Caldas, Vice President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge, and
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, 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 Court’s
Rules of Procedure (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure” or “the Court’s Rules of Procedure”),
delivers this Judgment structured as follows:

*

Judge Diego García-Sayán, a Peruvian national, did not take part in the hearing of the case and the deliberation of
this Judgment, in accordance with the provisions of Article 19(1) of the Court’s Rule of Procedure.
**

According to the information in the file, the official name of the presumed victim in Chinese is Huang Haiyong, while Wong
Ho Wing is a transliteration of his name into English Cf. Advisory decision of the Permanent Criminal Chamber of January 27,
2010 (evidence file, folio 164). Despite this, in a statement made in the domestic sphere, Wong Ho Wing indicated that Huang
is his surname in Mandarin, while Wong corresponds to the version in Cantonese, but that “they both have the same meaning.”
Statement made by Wong Ho Wing on September 23, 2013, before representatives of the Public Prosecutor for Moneylaundering and the Public Prosecution Service (evidence file, folio 7173). For the purposes of this Judgment, the Court will
identify the presumed victim as Wong Ho Wing, as he has been identified in the domestic extradition process, as well as
throughout these proceedings before the inter-American human rights system.

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