Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of Durand and Ugarte v. Peru
Judgment of December 3, 2001
(Reparations and Costs)

In the Durand and Ugarte case,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court”
American Court”), composed of the following judges:

or “the Inter-

Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President;
Máximo Pacheco Gómez, Vice President;
Hernán Salgado Pesantes, Judge;
Alirio Abreu Burelli, Judge;
Sergio García Ramírez, Judge;
Carlos Vicente de Roux Rengifo, Judge; and
Fernando Vidal Ramírez, Judge ad hoc;
also present:
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Secretary, and
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Deputy Secretary;
pursuant to articles 29, 55, 56 and 57 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure (hereinafter
“the Rules of Procedure”), in relation to Article 63(1) of the American Convention on
Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and in
consideration of operative paragraphs eight and nine of the Judgment of August 16,
2000, delivers the following Judgment.
I
COMPETENCE
1.
Under articles 62 and 63(1) of the Convention, the Court is competent to hear
the petition seeking reparations in the instant case. The State of Peru (hereinafter
“the State” or “Peru”) has been a State Party to the Convention since July 28, 1978,
and accepted the contentious jurisdiction of the Court on January 21, 1981.
II
BACKGROUND
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Judge Oliver Jackman advised the Court that for reasons beyond his control, he would not be able
to be present for the Court’s LIII regular session. Hence, he neither participated in the deliberations on
this case and nor signed the present Judgment.
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By an Order of the Court of March 13, 2001, on Transitory Provisions of the Rules of Procedure of
the Court that took effect on June 1, 2001, this Judgment on reparations is delivered under the terms of
the Rules of Procedure that the Court adopted on September 16, 1996.

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