Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Case of Neira-Alegría et al. v. Peru
Judgment of September 19, 1996
(Reparations and Costs)

In the case of Neira Alegría case et al.,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, composed of the following judges:
Héctor Fix-Zamudio, President
Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Vice-President
Alejandro Montiel-Argüello, Judge
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Judge
Jorge E. Orihuela I., Judge ad hoc;
also present:
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary, and
Víctor Ml. Rodríguez-Rescia, Interim Deputy Secretary
in application of Articles 44(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of
Human Rights in force for matters submitted for its consideration prior to July 31, 1991
(hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”) in relation to Article 63(1) of the American Convention
on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or the “American Convention”), and
pursuant to the Court's judgment of January 19, 1995, enters the following judgment on
reparations in the instant case brought by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Commission” or “the Inter-American Commission”) against the Republic of
Peru (hereinafter “Peru”, “the State” or “the Government”).
The instant case was brought to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Court” or the “Inter-American Court”) by the Inter-American Commission
by application of October 10, 1990, which was accompanied by Report No. 43/90 of May 14,

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