Based on the foregoing legal and factual considerations, and without prejudging the merits of the case, the Inter-American Commission concludes that the petition at issue in this report satisfies the admissibility requirements set forth in Articles 46 and 47 of the American Convention of the American Convention, and therefore,
To find this petition admissible with respect to the rights protected in Articles 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, and 25 of the American Convention, in relation to Article 1.1 thereof, and articles I and II of the Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons may be applicable.
To publish this decision and to include it in its Annual Report to the OAS General Assembly.
Done and signed in the city of Washington, D.C., on the 17th day of the month of October, 2015. (Signed): Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, President; James L. Cavallaro, First Vice President; Felipe González, Rosa María Ortiz and Tracy Robinson, Commissioners.
1 Commissioner José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, a Mexican citizen, did not take part in the deliberations or in the decision related to this petition, in accordance with Article 17.2.a of the Commission’s Rules of Procedure.
2 In 2012, the Office of the Deputy Attorney changed its name to Subprocuraduría Especializada en Investigación de Delincuencia Organizada, SEIDO. Seer: Reglamento de la Ley Organica de la Procuraduria General de la Republica. 23 de julio de 2012.
3 IACHR. Report No. 56/13, Petition 80-02, Herminio Deras García et al. 2013 Annual Report of the IACHR, para. 34; Report No. 38/13, Petition 65-04, Jorge Adolfo Freytter Romero et al., 2013 Annual Report of the IACHR, para. 32.
4 See, IACHR, Report No. 21/04, Petition 12.190, Admissibility, José Luís Tapia González et al., Chile, February 24, 2004, para. 33.