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Serech y Saquic Case, Letter to the Secretary of April 12, 1996, reprinted in 1996 Annual Report of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights [261], OEA/Ser.L/V/III.35, doc. 4 (1997).




April 12, 1996

Ref.:        Provisional Measures

                11.570, Pascual Serech, Manuel Saquic et al.

Mr. Secretary:

             On behalf of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and on the instructions of its President, Dean Claudio Grossman, I am transmitting to you and, through you, to the Honorable Court, the provisional measures enclosed herein, in the case of Pascual Serech et al. (Case No. 11.570), pursuant to Article 63(2) in fine of the American Convention on Human Rights, and Article 24 of the Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

             The decision to request these measures from the Honorable Court was taken on April 12, 1996, pursuant to Article 76 of the Regulations of the Commission, on the basis of the information and grounds set forth in the attached decision.

             For purposes of the processing of this request, the Commission will be represented before the Illustrious Court by its President, Dean Claudio Grossman as its Delegate, and by its Assistant Executive Secretary, Dr. David Padilla, and Dr. Denise Gilman as its Advisors. They will be assisted by Dr. William Harrell and Dr. Frank Larue.

             Accept, Sir, the assurances of my highest consideration.


                                                                                                                                          Domingo Acevedo

                                                                                                                                Assistant Executive Secretary

Mr. Manuel Ventura-Robles


Inter-American Court of Human Rights

San José, Costa Rica


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