INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS CASE OF THE RÍO NEGRO MASSACRES v. GUATEMALA JUDGMENT OF SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 (Preliminary objection, merits, reparations and costs) In the case of the Río Negro Massacres, 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 “the American Convention” or “the Convention”) and with Articles 31, 32, 41, 42, 65 and 67 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court1 (hereinafter also “the Rules of Procedure”), delivers 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.

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