INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS CASE GELMAN v. URUGUAY JUDGMENT OF FEBRUARY 24, 2011 (Merits and Reparations) The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court,” “the Court,” or “the Tribunal”): Composed of the following judges: Diego García-Sayán, President; Leonardo A. Franco, Vice-President; Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge; Margarette May Macaulay, Judge; Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge; and Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge also present: Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary, pursuant with Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and with Articles 31, 32, 34, 62, 64, 65 and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court1 (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), orders the present Judgment in the case of Juan Gelman, María Claudia García Iruretagoyena de Gelman and María Macarena Gelman García Iruretagoyena with the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (hereinafter "the State" or "Uruguay"), denominated “Gelman v. Uruguay.”                                                          Pursuant to Article 19(1) of the Inter-American Court Rules of Procedure in the present case (infra note 1), that establish that: “[i]n the cases referred to in Article 44 of the Convention, a Judge who is a national of the respondent State shall not be able to participate in the hearing and deliberation of the case.” Judge Alberto Pérez Pérez, of Uruguayan nationality, recused himself from participating in the processing and deliberation of this case and and signing of this Judgment. 1 The Court Rules of Procedure applied in the present case are those approved in the LXXXV Regular Period of Sessions held on November 16 and 18, 2009, and that came into force on January 1, 2010, pursuant to that approved in Article 78 therein. The aforementioned, without detriment to that established in Article 79(2) of the Rules of Procedure, which establish that “[i]n cases in which the Commission has adopted a report under article 50 of the Convention before the these Rules of Procedure have come into force, the presentation of the case before the Court will be governed by Articles 33 and 34 of the Rules of Procedure previously in force.” The Report on the Merits in this case was issued by the Inter-American Commission on July 18, 2008 (infra note 4).

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