Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of Cesti-Hurtado v. Peru
Judgment of May 31, 2001
(Reparations and Costs)

In the Cesti Hurtado case,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges*:
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President
Hernán Salgado Pesantes, Judge
Oliver Jackman, Judge
Alirio Abreu Burelli, Judge
Sergio García Ramírez, Judge and
Carlos Vicente de Roux Rengifo, Judge;
also present,
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Secretary and
Renzo Pomi, Deputy Secretary
in accordance with Articles 29, 55 and 56 of the Rules of Procedure of the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American
Court”) in relation to Article 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and in compliance with
the judgment of September 29, 1999, delivers this judgment on reparations.

I
COMPETENCE
1.
According to Articles 62 and 63(1) of the Convention, the Court is competent
to decide on reparations and expenses in the instant case, because the Republic of
Peru (hereinafter “the State”, “Peru” or “the State of Peru”) has been a State Party
to the American Convention since July 29, 1978, and accepted the contentious
jurisdiction of the Court on January 21, 1981.

II
*

Judge Máximo Pacheco Gómez informed the Court that, owing to circumstances beyond his
control, he was unable to attend the Fifty-first Regular Session of the Court; therefore, he did not take
part in the deliberation and signature of this judgment.

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