Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of La Cantuta v. Perú
Judgment of November 30, 2007
(Interpretation of the Judgment on Merits, Reparations, and Costs)

In the case of La Cantuta v. Peru,
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court”, “the
Court”, or “the Tribunal”), composed of the following judges:
Sergio García Ramírez, President;
Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade, Judge;
Cecilia Medina Quiroga, Judge;
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge;
Fernando Vidal Ramírez, Judge ad hoc;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary;
pursuant to Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the
Convention” or “the American Convention”) and Article 59 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure
(hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), decides on the request for interpretation of the
Judgment on merits, reparations, and costs issued by the Court on November 29, 2006 in
the case of La Cantuta v. Peru (hereinafter “the request for interpretation”) presented by
the representatives of the victims’ next of kin (hereinafter “the representatives”) on March
20, 2007.
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PRESENTATION OF THE REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE COURT
1.
On March 20, 2007 the representatives presented a request for interpretation of the
Judgment of November 29, 2006 on merits, reparations, and costs in this case 1 (hereinafter
“the Judgment”), based on Articles 67 of the Convention and 59 of the Rules of Procedure.
In its request for interpretation the representatives requested “the clarification of several
matters regarding the identification and/ or individualization of the victims’ next of kin in the
case of reference, regarding their consideration as beneficiaries of the measures of
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No. 162.

Cfr. Case of La Cantuta v. Peru. Merits, Reparations, and Costs. Judgment of November 29, 2006. Series C

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