MARCH 20, 2009
THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS,
1. That on February 4, 2009, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Commission” or “the IACHR”), without prejudging the merits of the case, concluded that petitions 302-04 and 386-04 were admissible, in light of Articles 46 and 47 of the American Convention on Human Rights, and adopted Admissibility Report No. 02/09;
2. That on March 17, 2009, the Commission received a note from the petitioners requesting that the identity of the alleged victims be protected when Admissibility Report No. 02/09 “is published by the IACHR, in accordance with Article 57.1(f) of the Rules of Procedure of the IACHR, out of respect for their right to privacy, recognized in Article 11 of the American Convention on Human Rights”;
3. That there is a substantiated request by the petitioners to protect the identity of the alleged victims when Admissibility Report No. 02/09 is published,
IN VIEW OF THE FOREGOING, THE IACHR RESOLVES:
1. At the time of publication of Admissibility Report No. 02/09, adopted on February 4, 2009, to protect the identity of the alleged victims and to replace their names by their initials, with the addition of a footnote indicating that the identity of the alleged victims is being protected at the petitioners’ request.
2. To notify the petitioners and the Mexican State of this resolution.
Done and signed in the city of Washington, D.C., on the 20th day of March, 2009. (Signed): Felipe González, Second Vice President; Sir Clare K. Roberts, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, Florentín Meléndez, and Paolo Carozza, members of the Commission.