INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF GOMES LUND ET AL. (“GUERRILHA DO ARAGUAIA”) V. BRAZIL

JUDGMENT OF NOVEMBER 24, 2010
(Preliminary Objections, Merits, Reparations, and Costs)

In the case of Gomes Lund et al. (“Guerrilha do Araguaia”),
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American
Court” or “the Court”), composed of the following Judges:
Diego García Sayán, President;
Leonardo A. Franco, Vice President;
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge;
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge;
Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge;
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge;
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge, and
Roberto de Figueiredo Caldas, Judge ad hoc;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
pursuant to Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human
Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and Articles
30, 38(6), 59, and 61 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court1 (hereinafter “the
Rules of Procedure”), delivers this Judgment.

1
As stipulated in Article 79(1) of the Court’s Rules of Procedure that entered into force on June
1, 2010, “[c]ontentious cases submitted to the consideration of the Court before January 1, 2010, will
continue to be processed in accordance with the preceding Rules of Procedure until the delivery of a
judgment.” Consequently, the Court’s Rules of Procedure mentioned in this judgment correspond to
the instrument approved by the Court at its forty-ninth regular session, held from November 16 to 25,
2000, partially amended at its eighty-second regular session held from January 19 to 31, 2009.

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