INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF THE KALIÑA AND LOKONO PEOPLES V. SURINAME
JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 25, 2015
(Merits, Reparations and Costs)
In the case of the Kaliña and Lokono peoples,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges:
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, President
Roberto F. Caldas, Vice President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge
Diego García-Sayán, Judge
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge, and
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter
“the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 65 and 67 of the Rules of
Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers this Judgment, structured
as follows:

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