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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