Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Aloeboetoe et al. v. Suriname Judgment of September 10, 1993 (Reparations and Costs) In the case of Aloeboetoe et al., the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges: Rafael Nieto-Navia, President Sonia Picado-Sotela, Vice-President Héctor Fix-Zamudio, Judge Julio A. Barberis, Judge Asdrúbal Aguiar-Aranguren, Judge Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, ad hoc Judge; also present: Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary, and Ana María Reina, Deputy Secretary pursuant to the Court’s judgment of December 4, 1991 (Aloeboetoe et al. Case, Judgment of December 4, 1991. Series C No. 11), and in application of Article 44(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in force for matters submitted to it prior to July 31, 1991 (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), enters the following judgment in the case brought by the InterAmerican Commission of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Commission”) against the Republic of Suriname (hereinafter “the Government” or “Suriname”). I 1. The instant case was brought to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court”) by the Commission on August 27, 1990, by a note transmitting its Report 03/90. It originated in Petition Nº 10.150 of January 15, 1988, against Suriname. In its communication, the Commission asserted that “the Government of Suriname violated Articles 1, 2, 4(1), 5(1), 5(2), 7(1), 7(2), 7(3), 25(1) and 25(2) of the American Convention on Human Rights” (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”). On those grounds, the Commission asked the Court “to adjudicate this case in accordance with the terms of the Convention, and to fix responsibility for the violation described herein and award just compensation to the victims’ next of kin.” 2. The Commission submitted its memorial on April 1, 1991.