ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS*
OF FEBRUARY 2, 2006
RICARDO CANESE V. PARAGUAY
COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The judgment on merits, reparations and costs delivered by the Inter-American
Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court”) on August 31, 2004, in which it
unanimously declared that:
1.
The State violated the right to freedom of thought and expression embodied in
Article 13 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) thereof,
to the detriment of Ricardo Nicolás Canese Krivoshein, in the terms of paragraphs 96 to
108 of [the] judgment.
2.
The State violated the right to freedom of movement embodied in Article 22 of
the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) thereof, to the
detriment of Ricardo Nicolás Canese Krivoshein, in the terms of paragraphs 119 to 135 of
[the] judgment.
3.
The State violated the principle of reasonable time, the right to presumption of
innocence and the right to defense embodied, respectively in Article 8(1), 8(2) and 8(2)(f)
of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) thereof, to the
detriment of Ricardo Nicolás Canese Krivoshein, in the terms of paragraphs 139 to 167 of
[the] judgment.
4.
The State violated the principle of the retroactivity of the most favorable norm
embodied in Article 9 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article
1(1) thereof, to the detriment of Ricardo Nicolás Canese Krivoshein, in the terms of
paragraphs 182 to 187 of [the] judgment.
5.
[The] judgment constitutes per se a form of reparation, in the terms of its
paragraphs 205 and 211.
6.
The State shall pay the sum of US$35,000.00 (thirty-five thousand United States
dollars) or the equivalent in Paraguayan currency, to compensate the non-pecuniary
damage caused to Ricardo Nicolás Canese Krivoshein, in the terms of paragraphs 206 and
207 of [the] judgment.
7.
The State shall pay Ricardo Nicolás Canese Krivoshein the total amount of
US$5,500.00 (five thousand five hundred United States dollars), for costs and expenses.
Of this total, the sum of US$1,500.00 (one thousand five hundred United States dollars)
shall correspond to the expenses which Mr. Canese Krivoshein incurred before the InterAmerican Commission, and the amount of US$4,000.00 (four thousand United States
dollars) to the costs and expenses that Mr. Canese Krivoshein must reimburse to his
*

Judge Diego García-Sayán informed the Court that, for reasons beyond his control, he would be
unable to attend the deliberation and signature of this Order. Also, Judge Cecilia Medina Quiroga disqualified
herself from hearing this case, pursuant to Articles 19 of the Statue and 19 of the Rules of Procedure of the
Court; consequently she did not take part in the delivery of the judgment or in the issue of this Order.

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