ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS•
OF NOVEMBER 27, 2003
CANTORAL BENAVIDES CASE
COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT
HAVING SEEN:
1.
The judgment on merits in Cantoral Benavides v. Peru delivered by the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American
Court”) on August 18, 2000, in the twelfth and thirteenth operative paragraphs of
which, it:
12.
Decides that the State should order an investigation to determine the persons
responsible to the violations of human rights referred to in this judgment, and punish
them.
[...]
13.
Decides that the State should make reparations for the injury caused by the
violations.

2.
The judgment on reparations delivered by the Court in the instant case on
December 3, 2001, in which it decided as follows:
[…]
1.

That the State shall pay the following in pecuniary damages:

a)
To Luis Alberto Cantoral Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
stipulated in paragraphs 49, 50, 51 a) and b) and 52 of this judgment, the sum of
US$35,000.00 (thirty-five thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian
currency.
b)
To Gladys Benavides López, in the form and under the conditions stipulated in
paragraphs 51 c) and d) and 52 of this judgment, the sum of US$ 2,000.00 (two
thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
c)
To Luis Fernando Cantoral Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
stipulated in paragraphs 51 f) and 52 of this judgment, the sum of US$ 3,000.00 (three
thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
2.

That the State shall pay the following in non-pecuniary damages:

a)
To Luis Alberto Cantoral Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
stipulated in paragraph 62 of this judgment, the sum of US$60,000.00 (sixty thousand
United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
b)
To Gladys Benavides López, in the form and under the conditions stipulated in
paragraph 62 of this judgment, the sum of US$40,000.00 (forty thousand United States
dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
c)
To Luis Fernando Cantoral Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
stipulated in paragraph 62 of this judgment, the sum of US$20,000.00 (twenty thousand
United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
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Judge Hernán Salgado Pesantes advised the Court that, owing to circumstances beyond his
control, he would be unable to take part in the deliberation and signature of this Order.

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