INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS CASE OF EXPELLED DOMINICANS AND HAITIANS v. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC JUDGMENT OF AUGUST 28, 2014 (Preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs) In the case of Expelled Dominicans and Haitians, ∗ the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter also “the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”), composed of the following judges: ∗∗ Humberto Antonio Sierra Porto, President Roberto F. Caldas, Vice President Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi, Judge, and Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, 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 also “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and Articles 31, 32, 65 and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers this Judgment, structured as follows: ∗ The case was processed before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, as well as during the proceedings on the contentious case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, under the heading of “Benito Tide et al. v. Dominican Republic.” By a decision of the Court, this Judgment is delivered under the heading Case of Expelled Dominicans and Haitians v. Dominican Republic. ∗∗ On August 20, 2014, Judge García-Sayán excused himself from taking part in all the activities of the Court while he is a candidate for the post of Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), and, on the same date, the President of the Court accepted his excuse; consequently Judge García-Sayán did not take part in the deliberation of this Judgment. In addition, Judge Alberto Pérez Pérez was unable to participate in the deliberation of this Judgment for reasons beyond his control.

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