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Case of Barrios Altos v. Peru. Merits. March 14, 2001. Series C No. 75. Par. 48
Case of the Serrano Cruz Sisters v. El Salvador. Merits R and C March 1, 2005. Series C No. 120. Par.62
Case of Gómez Palomino v. Peru. Merits, R and C. November 22, 2005. Series C No. 136. Par. 78
Case of Baldeón Garcia v. Peru. Merits R and C April 6, 2006. Series C No. 147. Par. 166
Case of the Miguel Castro Castro Prison v. Peru. Merits R and C November 25, 2006. Series C No. 160. Par.383
Case of the Rochela Massacre v. Colombia. Merits. R and C. May 11, 2007. Series C No. 163.Par. 147
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REPORTS Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Case 10.580, Report N º 10/95, Ecuador, Manuel Bolaños, September 12, 1995
Case 10.258, Report N º 1/97, Ecuador, Manuel García Franco, March 12, 1997
Case 10.606, Report N º 11/98, Samuel de la Cruz Gómez, Guatemala, April 7, 1998
Case 11.275, Report N º 140/99, Guatemala, Francisco Guarcas Cipriano, December 21, 1999
Case 10.480, Report N º 1/99, El Salvador, Lucio Parada Cea, Héctor Joaquin Miranda Marroquín Fausto García Funes, Andrés Hernández Carpio, José Catalino Meléndez and Carlos Antonio Martinez, January 27 1999.
Case 10.488, Report N º 136/99, El Salvador, Ignacio Ellacuría et al. December 22, 1999.
Case 11.481, Report N º 37/00, El Salvador, Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero and Galdámez, April, 13 2000.
Case of Bámaca Velásquez, Judgment of November 25, 2000, Case of Barrios Altos, Judgment of March 14, 2001.
Material and immaterial damage
Right to access to justice
Right to an effective remedy
Relatives of victims of human rights violations can be also victims
Duty to Investigate Human Rights Violations
Obligation to Ensure the Human Rights
Obligation to Respect Human Rights