INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
CASE OF DÍAZ PEÑA v. VENEZUELA
JUDGMENT OF JUNE 26, 2012
(Preliminary objection, merits, reparations and costs)

In the case of Díaz Peña,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”),
composed of the following Judges:
Diego García-Sayán, President
Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Vice President
Leonardo A. Franco, Judge
Margarette May Macaulay, Judge
Rhadys Abreu Blondet, Judge
Alberto Pérez Pérez, Judge, and
Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge;
also present,
Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary,
in accordance with Articles 62(3) and 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights
(hereinafter also “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and with Articles 31, 32, 65 and
67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter also “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers this
Judgment, structured as follows:

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The Court’s Rules of Procedure approved by the Court during its eighty-fifth regular session held from November
16 to 28, 2009.

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