February 2, 1996
On behalf of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, I have the honor to request that you adopt provisional measures on behalf of Dr. Arnoldo Alemán-Lacayo, Case No. 11.281 before the Commission, pursuant to Article 63(2) of the American Convention on Human Rights, and Article 24 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court.
The decision to seek these provisional measures was taken on January 30, 1996 by the President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Dr. Alvaro Tirado-Mejía, pursuant to Article 76 of the Regulations of the Commission and on the basis of the information and grounds set forth in the decision attached hereto.
For purposes of the processing of this request, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will be represented before the Illustrious Court by its President, Dr. Alvaro Tirado-Mejía, assisted by Dr. Milton Castillo, an Attorney attached to the Secretariat.
Accept, Sir, the assurances of my highest consideration.
Mr. Héctor Fix-Zamudio
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
San José, Costa Rica