ORDER OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF DECEMBER 1, 2011 PROVISIONAL MEASURES REGARDING THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MATTER OF HAITIANS AND DOMINICANS OF HAITIAN ORIGIN IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAVING SEEN: 1. The brief of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Commission” or “the Inter-American Commission”) of May 30, 2000, and its appendices whereby it submitted a request for provisional measures to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court,” “the Court,” or “the Tribunal”) to the benefit of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent under the jurisdiction of the Dominican Republic (hereinafter “the State” or “the Dominican Republic”) who face a risk of being “expelled” or “deported” as a group in connection with case No. 12.271. The case is currently being processed before the Commission. 2. The Orders of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights of June 16, August 7 and 18, September 14, and November 12, 2000; May 26, 2001; October 5, 2005, and February 2, 2006, whereby measures were adopted to the benefit of Benito Tide Méndez, Antonio Sension, Andrea Alezy, Janty Fils-Aime, William Medina Ferreras, Berson Gelim, Rafaelito Pérez Charles, del Padre Pedro Ruquoy, and Solain Pie or Solain Pierre or Solange Pierre and their children. 3. The Order of the Court of July 8, 2009, whereby the Court ordered the lifting of the provisional measures to the benefit of Mr. Rafaelito Pérez Charles, Ms. Andrea Alezy, and Pedro Ruquoy, a priest. 4. The reports filed by the Dominican Republic on August 24 and November 30, 2009; February 12, April 30, July 20, and October 19, 2010; January 18, March 28, September 1 and November 4, 2011. 5. The comments of the representatives of the beneficiaries (hereinafter “the representatives”) filed on October 16 and December 16, 2009; March 16, June 3, August 20, and November 20, 2010; and March 11, April 29, October 7, and November 30, 2011. 6. The comments of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of July 23, 2009; June 3 and July 21, 2010; and March 18, May 11, and October 20, 2011.  Judge Rhadys Abreu Blondet, of Dominican nationality, recused herself from hearing the provisional measures in this case pursuant to articles 19(2) of the Statute and 19 and 21 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court. * It should be noted that throughout this case, the parties have referred to Solain Pie or Solain Pierre or Solange Pierre. The Court observes that it is the same person, for which reason she will be referred to hereinafter as “Solange Pierre o señora Pierre.”

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