TABLE OF CONTENTS

I INTRODUCTION OF THE CASE AND PURPOSE OF THE DISPUTE ............................. 3
II PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE COURT ..................................................................... 4
III COMPETENCE ..................................................................................................... 5
IV ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY ........................................................... 5
A. Recognition by the State, observations of the parties and of the Commission ........................................................ 5
B. Considerations of the Court ...................................................................................................................................... 6
B.1. Regarding the facts ......................................................................................................................................... 6
B.2. Regarding the legal claims .............................................................................................................................. 6
B.3. Regarding the reparations .............................................................................................................................. 6
B.4. Assessment of the acknowledgement of responsibility ................................................................................. 6
V Evidence ............................................................................................................... 7
A. Admissibility of the documentary evidence .............................................................................................................. 7
B. Admissibility of the testimonial and expert evidence ................................................................................................. 8
VI FACTS ................................................................................................................. 8
A. The regime for reparation of human rights violations committed during the dictatorship in Argentina ................. 8
B. The facts that took place with respect to Mr. Almeida during the dictatorship ..................................................... 10
C. The procedure for requesting reparations for Mr. Almeida domestically .............................................................. 11
VII MERITS............................................................................................................ 13
VII-1 RIGHT TO JUDICIAL GUARANTEES, EQUAL PROTECTION, AND JUDICIAL
PROTECTION, IN RELATION TO THE OBLIGATIONS TO RESPECT AND GUARANTEE
RIGHTS AND THE DUTY TO ADOPT DOMESTIC LEGAL EFFECTS .............................. 14
A. Arguments of the parties and of the Commission .................................................................................................. 14
B. Considerations of the Court ..................................................................................................................................... 15
VIII REPARATIONS ............................................................................................... 16
A. Injured party ........................................................................................................................................................... 17
B. Measures of restitution .......................................................................................................................................... 17
C. Measures of satisfaction .......................................................................................................................................... 18
D. Guarantees of non-repetition ................................................................................................................................. 18
E. Other measures requested ..................................................................................................................................... 19
F. Compensation ......................................................................................................................................................... 20
F. 1. Pecuniary damage ........................................................................................................................................ 20
F.2. Non-pecuniary damage ................................................................................................................................. 20
G. Costs and Expenses ................................................................................................................................................. 21
H. Method of compliance with the payments ordered ............................................................................................... 22
IX OPERATIVE PARAGRAPHS ................................................................................. 22
Inter-American Court. Case of Almeida v. Argentina. Merits, Reparations and Costs.
Judgment of November 17, 2020. Judgment adopted in San José, Costa Rica, in a
virtual session. ...................................................................................................... 24

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