INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

CASE OF THE SANTO DOMINGO MASSACRE v. COLOMBIA

JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 30, 2012
(Preliminary objections, merits and reparations)

In the case of the Santo Domingo Massacre,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”),
composed of the following judges:
Diego García-Sayán, President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Vice President
Leonardo A. Franco, Judge
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge
Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge, and
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
in accordance with Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter also “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and with Articles 31, 32, 65 and
67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court1 (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers this
Judgment, structured as follows:

1
The Court’s Rules of Procedure approved by the Court at its eighty-fifth regular session held from November 16 to
28, 2009.

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