INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF CUSCUL PIVARAL ET AL. V. GUATEMALA
JUDGMENT OF AUGUST 23, 2018
(Preliminary objection, merits, reparations and costs)

In the Case of Cuscul Pivaral et al. v. Guatemala,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges:1
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, President
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, Judge
Elizabeth Odio Benito, Judge
Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni, Judge, and
Patricio Pazmiño Freire, 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, 65 and 67
of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter also “the Rules of Procedure” or “the
Court’s Rules of Procedure”), delivers this judgment, structured as follows:

The Vice President of the Court, Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi, did not take part in the deliberation and
signature of this judgment for reasons beyond his control.
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