Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of May 2, 2008
Case of Ximenes Lopes v. Brazil
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The judgment on merits, reparations and costs of July 4, 2006 (hereinafter "the
judgment"), delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter "the
Inter-American Court" or "the Court"), in which it decided that:
[…]
6.
The State must secure, within a reasonable time, that the domestic proceedings
instituted in order to investigate and punish those responsible for the events in the
instant case be operative, as set forth in paragraphs 245 to 248 [t]herein.
7.
The State must, within the term of six months, publish […] once in the Official
Gazette and in another nationwide daily newspaper, Chapter VII - Proven Facts - of
[the] Judgment, without its footnotes, as well as the operative paragraphs [t]herein, as
set forth in paragraph 249 [t]herein.
8.
The State must keep developing an education and training program for staff in
health care, psychiatry, psychology, nursing, and for any person involved in mental
health services, in particular, covering the principles that govern treatment to patients
with mental illness, according to international standards and the provisions of [the]
Judgment, as set forth in paragraph 250 [t]herein.
9.
The State must pay in cash to Albertina Viana-Lopes and Irene Ximenes-LopesMiranda, within the term of one year, as compensation for pecuniary damage, the
amount fixed in paragraphs 225 and 226 [of the judgment], as set forth in paragraphs
224 to 226 [t]herein.
10.
The State must pay in cash to Albertina Viana-Lopes, Irene Ximenes-LopesMiranda, Francisco Leopoldino Lopes and Cosme Ximenes-Lopes, within the term of one
year, as compensation for non-pecuniary damage, the amount fixed in paragraphs 238
[of the judgment], as set forth in paragraphs 237 to 239 [t]herein.
11.
The State must pay in cash, within the term of one year, as costs and expenses
incurred in the domestic proceedings as well as in the international proceedings under
the Inter-American system of protection of human rights, the amount fixed in paragraph
253 [of the judgment], […] as set forth in paragraphs 252 to 253 [t]herein.
[…]

2.
The briefs dated March 1, 2007 with appendixes and October 18, 2007 with
appendixes, in which the Federal Republic of Brazil (hereinafter "the State" or "Brazil")
reported on compliance with the judgment delivered by the Court in the instant case.

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