Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of Castillo-Páez v. Peru
Judgment of November 27, 1998
(Reparations and Costs)

In the Castillo Páez case,

the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges:
Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, President
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Vice-President
Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, Judge
Oliver Jackman, Judge
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge
Sergio García-Ramírez, Judge
Carlos Vicente de Roux-Rengifo, Judge
Also present:
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary and
Víctor M. Rodríguez-Rescia, Assistant Secretary a.i.
Pursuant to articles 29, 55 and 56 of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American
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 operative
paragraph five of the judgment of November 3, 1997, enters the following judgment
on reparations in this case, brought by the Inter-American Commission on Human
Rights (hereinafter "the Commission" or "the Inter-American Commission") against
the Republic of Peru (hereinafter "Peru" or "the State").
I
COMPETENCE
1.
Under articles 62 and 63(1) of the Convention, the Court has jurisdiction to
order reparations and costs in the instant case, inasmuch as Peru ratified the
American Convention on July 28, 1978, and accepted the contentious jurisdiction of
the Court on January 21, 1981.
II
BACKGROUND

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