INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF BARBOSA DE SOUZA ET AL. V. BRAZIL
JUDGMENT OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
(Preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of Barbosa de Souza et al. v. Brazil,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the
Court”), composed of the following judges: *
Elizabeth Odio Benito, President;
L. Patricio Pazmiño Freire, Vice President;
Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, Judge;
Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Judge;
Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni, Judge, and
Ricardo Pérez Manrique, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Romina I. Sijniensky, Deputy Secretary,
in accordance with Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and with Articles 31, 32, 42, 65
and 67 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure (hereinafter “the Rules” or “the Rules of the Court”),
delivers this judgment which is structured as follows:

Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi did not participate in the deliberation and signing of this judgment, for reasons of force
majeure.
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