Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Case of Suárez-Rosero v. Ecuador

Judgment of November 12, 1997
(Merits)

In the Suárez Rosero Case,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges (*):
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President
Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Judge
Héctor Fix-Zamudio, Judge
Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge
Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, Judge
Oliver Jackman, Judge
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge;
also present,
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary, and
Víctor M. Rodríguez-Rescia, Interim Deputy Secretary;
pursuant to Articles 29 and 55 of the Rules of Procedure (hereinafter "the Rules of
Procedure"), renders the following judgment in the instant Case.

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(*)
On September 16, 1997, the President of the Court, Judge Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, pursuant to Article
4.3 of the Rules of Procedure, and by virtue of his Ecuadorian nationality, relinquished the Presidency to the VicePresident, Judge Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, for the consideration of this case.

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