INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF THE MASSACRE OF SANTO DOMINGO v. COLOMBIA
JUDGMENT OF AUGUST 19, 2013
(Request for interpretation of the Judgment on preliminary objections,
merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of the Massacre of Santo Domingo,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges 1:
Diego García-Sayán, President
Leonardo A. Franco, Judge
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge
Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge, and
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter also “the
American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Article 68 of the Rules of Procedure of the
Court2 (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), decides the request for interpretation of the
Judgment on preliminary objections, merits and reparations in this case delivered by the
Court on November 30, 2012 (hereinafter also “the Judgment”), filed on February 20, 2013,
by the representatives of the victims and their next of kin (hereinafter “the
representatives”).

1

Judge Manuel E. Ventura Robles did not take part in the deliberation and signature of this Judgment for
reasons beyond his control.
2

The Court’s Rules of Procedure approved by the Court at its eighty-fifty regular session held from
November 16 to 28, 2009, which apply to this case under Article 79 thereof.

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