INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS CASE OF THE HACIENDA BRASIL VERDE WORKERS V. BRAZIL JUDGMENT OF OCTOBER 20, 2016 (Preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs) In the case of the Hacienda Brasil Verde Workers, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”), composed of the following judges:1 Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, acting President Eduardo Vio Grossi, acting Vice President Humberto Antônio Sierra Porto, Judge Elizabeth Odio Benito, Judge Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni, Judge, and L. Patricio Pazmiño Freire, Judge; 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 American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 42, 65 and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure” or “the Court’s Rules of Procedure”), delivers this judgment, structured as follows: Judge Roberto F. Caldas, a Brazilian national, did not take part in the deliberation of this judgment, in accordance with the provisions of Articles 19(2) of the Court’s Statute and 19(1) of its Rules of Procedure. 1

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