Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of Barrios Altos v. Peru
Judgment of November 30, 2001
(Reparations and Costs)

In the Barrios Altos case,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or
“the Court”), composed of the following judges *:
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President;
Máximo Pacheco Gómez, Vice-President;
Hernán Salgado Pesantes, Judge;
Alirio Abreu Burelli, Judge;
Sergio García Ramírez, Judge; and
Carlos Vicente de Roux Rengifo, Judge;
also present:
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Secretary; and
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to articles 29, 55, 56, and 57 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court**
(hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), in connection with article 63(1) of the
American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the
American Convention”) and taking into consideration the provisions of operative
paragraphs six and seven of the judgment of March 14, 2001, delivers the following
Judgment.
I
COMPETENCE
1.
The Court is competent, pursuant to articles 62 and 63(1) of the Convention,
to decide on reparations in the instant case. The State of Peru (hereinafter “the
State” or “Peru”) has been a State party to the American Convention since July 28,
1978, and it recognized the binding jurisdiction of the Court on January 21, 1981.
II
BACKGROUND

*
Judge Oliver Jackman informed the Court that, for reasons of force majeure, he could not attend
the LXIII Regular Session of the Court, for which reason he did not participate in the deliberation and
signing of this Judgment.
**

In accordance with the March 13, 2001 Resolution of the Court on Transitory Provisions of the
Rules of Procedure of the Court, in force as of June 1, 2001, this Judgment on reparations is delivered
under the terms of the Rules of Procedure adopted by the September 16, 1996 Resolution of the Court.

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