Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Case of Blake v. Guatemala

Judgment of July 2, 1996
(Preliminary Objections)

In the Blake Case,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges:
Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President
Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice President
Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge
Oliver Jackman, Judge
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Judge
Alfonso Novales-Aguirre, Judge ad hoc;
also present:
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary
pursuant to Article 31(6) of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human
Rights (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), renders the following judgment on the
preliminary objections filed by the Government of Guatemala (hereinafter “the Government”
or “Guatemala”).

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