ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF AUGUST 26, 2010
CASE OF THE MASSACRE OF LA ROCHELA V. COLOMBIA
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT
HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and legal costs on May 11, 2007
(hereinafter, the "Judgment") delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter, "the Inter-American Court”, the "Court" or the “Tribunal”), whereby the
Tribunal ordered measures of reparation to be fulfilled by the State.
2.

The Interpreting Judgment delivered by the Court on January 28, 2008.

3.
The communication of September 28, 2007, by which the Republic of Colombia
(hereinafter, the “State” or “Colombia”) together with the representatives of the victims
and the next-of-kin1 (hereinafter, the “representatives”) “clarified” one of the reparation
measures.
4.
The briefs of February 1, March 27, April 9 and 14 and May 16, 2008 by which
the representatives stated some issues and alleged some problems in relation to the
payment of the compensations.
5.
The briefs of March 11 and 19 and April 28, 2008, by which the State and the
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter, the “Inter-American
Commission” or the “Commission”) presented the observations on the representatives’
briefs (supra, Having Seen 4).
6.
The notes of the Secretariat of the Court (hereinafter, the “Secretariat”),
following the instructions of the Presidency and of the Court, of March 28 and May 16,
2008 in relation to the issues manifested by the representatives regarding the payment
of the compensations (supra Having Seen 4 and 5).
7.
The communications of August 22 and 27, 2007, June 9 and 12, 2008 and March
18 and 24, 2009, by which the relatives of deceased victim Carlos Fernando Castillo
1

The victims' representatives are the organization Colectivo de Abogados “José Alvear Restrepo” and
the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL).

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