INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF ALMEIDA V. ARGENTINA
JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 17, 2020
(Merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of Almeida v. Argentina,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges:*
Elizabeth Odio Benito, President
Patricio Pazmiño Freire, Vice President
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, Judge
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge, and
Ricardo Pérez Manrique, Judge,
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary,**

pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter
“the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 62, 65 and 67 of the
Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure” or “ the Court’s Rules of
Procedure”), delivers this judgment, which is structured as follows:

Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi did not take part in the deliberation and signature of this judgment for reasons of
force majeure. Judge Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni, an Argentine national, did not take part in the processing, deliberation,
or signature of this judgment, in accordance with the provisions of Article 19(1) and (2) of the Court’s Rules of
Procedure.
*

**
The Deputy Secretary, Romina I. Sijniensky, did not participate in the processing of this case, or in the
deliberation and signature of this judgment.

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