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Suárez Rosero Case, Letter to the President of the Court of March 15, 1996, reprinted in 1996 Annual Report of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights [257], OEA/Ser.L/V/III.35, doc. 4 (1997).




March 15, 1996

Mr. President:

             On the instructions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, I have the honor of transmitting to you a request for provisional measures in the case of Rafael Iván Suárez-Rosero (No. 11.273) currently before the Illustrious Court, pursuant to Article 63(2) in fine 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 from the Illustrious Court was taken by the Commission on March 13, 1996, on the basis of information and grounds set forth in the decision attached hereto.

             Accept, Sir, the assurances of my highest consideration.


                                                                                                                                            David J. Padilla

                                                                                                                               Assistant Executive Secretary

Dr. Héctor Fix-Zamudio


Inter-American Court of Human Rights

San José, Costa Rica



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