ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF NOVEMBER 27, 2003*
SUÁREZ ROSERO CASE
COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT
HAVING SEEN:
1.
The judgment on merits delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human
Rights (hereinafter “the Court”) in the Suárez Rosero case, on November 12, 1997,
by which:
unanimously,
1.
[It found] that the State of Ecuador violated, to the detriment of Rafael Iván
Suárez-Rosero, Article 7 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to
Article 1(1) of the same, in the terms indicated in paragraphs 38 to 66 of [the]
judgment.
2.
[It found] that the State of Ecuador violated, to the detriment of Rafael Iván
Suárez-Rosero, Article 8 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to
Article 1(1) of the same, in the terms indicated in paragraphs 57 to 83 of [the]
judgment.
3.
[It found] that the State of Ecuador violated, to the detriment of Rafael Iván
Suárez-Rosero, Article 5 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to
Article 1(1) of the same, in the terms indicated in paragraphs 84 to 92 of [the]
judgment.
4.
[It found] that the State of Ecuador violated, to the detriment of Rafael Iván
Suárez-Rosero, Article 25 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to
Article 1(1) of the same, in the terms indicated in paragraphs 61 to 66 of [the]
judgment.
5.
[It found] that the final paragraph of the unnumbered article after Article 114
of the Criminal Code of Ecuador violates Article 2 of the American Convention on Human
Rights, in relation to Articles 7(5) and 1(1) of the same.
6.
[It found] that Ecuador must order an investigation to determine the persons
responsible for the human rights violations referred to in this judgment and, where
possible, punish them.
7.
[It found] that Ecuador [was] obliged to pay a fair indemnity to the victim and
his relatives and to compensate them for any expenses incurred in their representations
relating to this proceeding.
8.
[It ordered] the initiation of the Reparations Stage, for which purpose it
authorize[d] the President to adopt in due course such measures as [might] be
necessary.

2.
The judgment on reparations delivered by the Court on January 20, 1999,
in which:
unanimously

*
Judge Hernán Salgado Pesantes advised the Court that, owing to circumstances beyond his
control, he would be unable to attend the deliberation and signature of this Order.

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