RESOLUTION Nš 19/83
5154, 7313, 7314, 7316, 7320
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights during its 58th regular session, approved on November 23, 1982 Resolution Nš 52/82 on Case Nš 5154, and on April 15, 1983, during its 59th regular session, Resolutions Nos. 3/83, 4/83, 6/83 and 7/83, relating to cases Nšs. 7313, 7314, 7316 and 7320 respectively, which are included in this Annual Report.
2. The said
Resolutions were communicated to the Government of Nicaragua by note of
May 8, 1983.
3. The Government
of Nicaragua, by means of note Nš 947/83 MPN/OEA, dated September
19,1983, transmitted by its Permanent Mission to the Organization of
American States, requested that these Resolutions be reconsidered.
1. Article 50.3 of
the Commission's Regulations, denied from Article 23 (1) of its Statute,
elaborates on the norms set forth in Article 44-51 of the American
Convention on Human Rights, grants to the States subject of the
Commission's resolutions, the right to request "reconsideration of
the conclusions or recommendations in the Commission's report",
however, this right is subject to two conditions: (a) that the petition
be presented "prior to the expiration of the deadline" set
forth in the Resolution for the implementation of the Commission's
recommendations, (b) that the State in question invoke "new facts
or arguments" which merit the reconsideration of the Resolution.
2. That the
deadline established by the Commission within which the Government of
Nicaragua was to have implemented the Commission's recommendations
expired prior to its petition requesting reconsideration.
INTER AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS, RESOLVES:
To declare that the reconsideration requested of Resolutions Nšs.
52/82, 3/83, 4/83, 6/83, and 7/83, is denied, since the time period
within which such a request should have been presented as set forth in
these Resolutions, has elapsed, and consequently these Resolutions, as
well as the present one, are to be included in the Annual Report which
the Commission will present to the next General Assembly of the
Organization of American States, pursuant to Article 50 (5) of the