INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF SUÁREZ PERALTA v. ECUADOR
JUDGMENT OF MAY 21, 2013
(Preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of Suárez Peralta,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges:
Diego García-Sayán, President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Vice President
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge
Roberto de Figueiredo Caldas, Judge
Humberto Sierra Porto, 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 also “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 42,
65 and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court 1 (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”),
delivers this Judgment, structured as follows:

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2009.

Rules of Procedure of the Court approved at its eighty-fifth regular session held from November 16 to 28,

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