ORDER OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS * OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 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 the attachments thereto, by which it submitted to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”) the request for provisional measures in favor of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian origin who are subject to the jurisdiction of the Dominican Republic (hereinafter also “the State”) and who are at risk of being collectively “expelled” or “deported”, in relation to case No. 12.271. On July 12, 2012, the Commission lodged before the Court case No. 12.271, Benito Tide Mendez et al. v. The Dominican Republic, which was notified to the parties on August 28, 2012. 2. The Orders of the Inter-American Court of June 16; August 7 and 18; September 14, and November 12, 2000; May 26, 2001; October 5, 2005, and February 2, 2006, in which measures were adopted in favor of Benito Tide Mendez, Antonio Sensión (hereinafter, also “Mr. Sension”), Andrea Alezy, Janty Fils-Aimé, William Medina Ferreras (hereinafter also “Mr. Medina”), Berson Gelin (hereinafter also “Mr. Gelin”), Rafaelito Pérez Charles, Priest Pedro Ruquoy and Solain Pie or ** Solain Pierre or Solange Pierre (hereinafter “Solange Pierre” or Mrs. “Pierre”) and her four children. 3. The Order of the Court of July 8, 2009, whereby the Court ordered that the provisional measures in favor of Rafaelito Pérez Charles, Andrea Alezy and priest Pedro Ruquoy be rescinded. 4. The Order of the Court of December 1, 2011, whereby it ordered that the provisional measures in favor of Benito Tide Méndez be rescinded; it declared that the provisional measures in relation to Janty Fils-Aimé be rescinded; it decided that the measures in favor of Messrs. Sensión, Medina, and Gelin be maintained for at least eight months as of notification of said Order; it ordered the State to submit a * Judge Rhadys Abreu Blondet, a Dominican national, excused herself from considering the provisional measures in the instant case, in accordance with Articles 19(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. ** It is noted that throughout the instant case, the parties have made reference to Solain Pie or Solain Pierre or Solange Pierre. The Court points out that this is the same person and, henceforward, the Court shall refer to her as “Solange Pierre or Mrs. Pierre.”

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