o. Total number of hearings held by
its regular sessions, the Inter-American Commission held hearings on
individual cases in order to receive information, evidence, and/or
arguments regarding admissibility, merits, and fulfillment of obligations
or in order to contribute to the friendly settlement of a case.
The IACHR also held hearings in order to receive information on the
general human rights situation in member states.
The preceding graph reflects a considerable increase in the number
of hearings in relation to the three preceding years.