REPORT No. 147/17 PETITION 120-09 REPORT ON ADMISSIBILITY ARNALDO JAVIER CÓRDOBA AND D.1 PARAGUAY OCTOBER 26, 2017 I. INFORMATION ABOUT THE PETITION Petitioner: Alleged victims: State denounced: The petitioner’s identity is confidential Arnaldo Javier Córdoba and D. Paraguay Articles 8 (Fair Trial), 17 (Family), 19 (Child) and 25 (Judicial Protection) of the American Convention on Human Rights2 and other international treaties3 Rights invoked: II. PROCEDURE BEFORE THE IACHR4 Date on which the petition was received: Date on which the petition was transmitted to the State: Date of the State’s first response: January 30, 2009 October 27, 2010 Additional observations from the petitioning party: Additional observations from the State: III. December 30, 2010 February 20, July 5 and September 12, 2011; April 18, 2017 May 6 and November 7, 2011 COMPETENCE Competence Ratione personae: Competence Ratione loci: Competence Ratione temporis: Yes Yes Yes Yes, American Convention (the ratification instrument was deposited on March 24, 1989) Competence Ratione materiae: IV. ANALYSIS OF DUPLICATION OF PROCEDURES AND INTERNATIONAL RES JUDICATA, COLORABLE CLAIM, EXHAUSTION OF DOMESTIC REMEDIES AND TIMELINESS OF THE PETITION Duplication of procedures and International res judicata: No Articles 5 (Humane Treatment), 8 (Fair Trial), 17 (Family), 19 (Child) and 25 (Judicial Protection) of the American Convention, in relation to its Article 1.1 (Obligation to Respect Rights) Yes, exceptions set forth in Article 46.2.b and c) of the ACHR are applicable Yes, under the terms of Section VI Rights declared admissible Exhaustion of domestic remedies or applicability of an exception to the rule: Timeliness of the petition: The alleged victim (hereinafter “D.”) is a child; therefore, his identity is confidential. Hereinafter “Convention” or “American Convention.” 3 International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. 4 The observations presented by each party were duly transmitted to the opposing party. On October 22, 2009 and September 28, 2017, the Government of the Argentine Republic, as an amicus curiae, submitted a document in writing that was forwarded to both parties. 1 2 1

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