ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS FEBRUARY 15, 2013 CASE OF CAMBA CAMPOS ET AL. v. ECUADOR HAVING SEEN: 1. The brief of November 28, 2011, in which the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) submitted to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the InterAmerican Court” or “the Court”) a case against the Republic of Ecuador (hereinafter “Ecuador” or “the State”). In said brief, the Commission offered one expert testimony. 2. The brief of February 25, 2012, in which the representatives of the alleged victims (hereinafter “the representatives”) presented their brief of pleadings, motions and evidence in this case (hereinafter the “brief of pleadings and motions”), and offered as testimonial evidence the statements of fourteen persons and the expert opinions of five others. 3. The brief of June 18, 2012, in which the State submitted its brief of preliminary objections and its answer to the briefs submitting the case and pleadings and motions (hereinafter the “answer brief”), and offered three expert opinions. 4. The notes of the Secretariat of September 25, 2012, in which, pursuant to Article 46(1) of the Court’s Rules of Procedure, it requested that the State, the representatives and the Inter-American Commission submit their respective definitive lists of deponents (hereinafter “definitive lists”) and, for reasons of procedural economy, indicate which deponents could render their statements by affidavit and which deponents should be summoned to testify at a public hearing. 5. The briefs of October 10 and 11, 2012, in which the Inter-American Commission, the State and the representatives, respectively, forwarded their definitive lists of deponents. The Commission confirmed the expert evidence offered previously and requested that the expert witness be summoned to testify at a public hearing. The representatives indicated that six testimonial statements could be rendered by affidavit, and requested that two deponents and two expert witnesses be summoned to testify at the public hearing. The State confirmed three expert opinions offered previously and requested that all three expert witnesses be summoned to testify at a public hearing. 6. The notes of the Secretariat of October 18, 2012, in which, pursuant to Article 46 of the Rules of the Court and following the instructions of its President, the parties and the Commission were granted a period until October 28, 2012 to submit observations to the respective lists of deponents.