Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of the Moiwana Community v. Suriname
Judgment of February 8, 2006
(Interpretation of the Judgment of
Merits, Reparations, and Costs)

In the Case of the Moiwana Community,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court,”
“the Court,” or “the Tribunal”), composed of the following judges1:
Sergio García-Ramírez, President;
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Vice-President;
Oliver Jackman, Judge;
Antônio A. Cançado-Trindade, Judge;
Cecilia Medina-Quiroga, Judge, and
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, 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 “the
Convention” or “the American Convention”) and Article 59 of the Court’s Rules of
Procedure (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), the Court delivers the present
decision regarding the request for interpretation of its June 15, 2005 judgment on
preliminary exceptions, merits, and reparations in the Case of the Moiwana
Community, submitted by the State of Suriname (hereinafter “the State” or
“Suriname”) on October 4, 2005.
I
JUDGMENT ON THE PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS, MERITS AND REPARATIONS

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Judge Diego García-Sayán informed the Court that, due to reasons of force majeur, he was not
able to be present during the deliberation and signature of the present Judgment.

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