INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS CASE OF THE MASSACRES OF EL MOZOTE AND NEARBY PLACES v. EL SALVADOR JUDGMENT OF AUGUST 19, 2013 (Interpretation of the Judgment on merits, reparations and costs) In the case of the Massacres of El Mozote and nearby places, 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, 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, pursuant to Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter also “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Article 68 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court 1 (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), decides the request for interpretation of the Judgment on merits, reparations and costs in this case delivered by the Court on October 25, 2012 (hereinafter also “the Judgment”), filed on March 10, 2013, by the representatives of the victims 2 (hereinafter “the representatives”). I REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE COURT 1. On October 25, 2012, the Court delivered the Judgment, which was notified to the parties and to the Commission on December 10 and 12 that year, respectively. 2. On March 10, 2013, the representatives submitted to the Court a request for interpretation of the Judgment. On the one hand, they indicated that the “territorial ∗ Judge Manuel E. Ventura Robles advised the Court that, for reasons beyond his control, he would be unable to attend the deliberation and signature of this Judgment. 1 The Court’s Rules of Procedure approved by the Court at its eighty-fifth regular session held from November 16 to 28, 2009. 2 The representatives of the victims in this case are the Oficina de Tutela Legal del Arzobispado (OTLA) and the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL).