Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of August 6, 2008
Case of Goiburú et al. v. Paraguay
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and costs of September 22, 2006
(hereinafter, the “Judgment”) delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human
Rights (hereinafter, the "Inter-American Court", the "Court" or the "Tribunal"),
totally notified to the Republic of Paraguay (hereinafter, the “State” or “Paraguay”)
on October 17, 2006, by which the Court ordered, unanimously, that:
5.
The State must immediately carry out the necessary procedures to activate and
conclude effectively, within a reasonable time, the investigation to determine the
masterminds and perpetrators of the acts committed to the detriment of Agustín Goiburú
Giménez, Carlos José Mancuello Bareiro, Rodolfo Ramírez Villalba and Benjamín Ramírez
Villalba, and also complete the criminal proceedings that have been filed. In addition,
these results should be published by the State within a reasonable time. In this regard,
in the terms of paragraphs 123 to 132 and 164 to 166 of the judgment, the State should
adopt the necessary measures of a diplomatic or judicial nature to prosecute and punish
all those responsible for the violations committed, furthering by all possible means the
necessary extradition requests under the pertinent domestic norms or international law.
Moreover, Paraguay and the other States Parties to the Convention should collaborate to
eliminate the impunity of the violations committed in this case by the prosecution and, if
applicable, punishment of those responsible and should collaborate in good faith, either
through the extradition of those responsible for the facts or by prosecuting them on their
own territory.

6.
The State must proceed immediately to seek and locate Agustín Goiburú
Giménez, Carlos José Mancuello, Rodolfo Ramírez Villalba and Benjamín Ramírez Villalba
and, if their remains are found, it must deliver them to their next kin forthwith and cover
the costs of their burial, in the terms of paragraph 172 of the judgment.
7.
The State must organize, within six months, a public act acknowledging
responsibility and in reparation, in the terms of paragraph 173 of the judgment.
8.
The State must publish once, within six months, in the official gazette and in
another newspaper with widespread national circulation, paragraphs 39 to 41 and 48 to
54 of the chapter on the partial acquiescence; the proven facts of this judgment, without
the corresponding footnotes; the chapter entitled “the State’s international responsibility
in the context of this case”; the considering paragraphs 80 to 104 and 111 to 113, and
the operative paragraphs hereof, in the terms of paragraph 175 thereof.
9.
The State must provide all the next of kin of Agustín Goiburú Giménez, Carlos
José Mancuello, Rodolfo Ramírez Villalba and Benjamín Ramírez Villalba with appropriate
treatment including medicines, after they have given their corresponding consent, as of
notification of […] judgment and for all the time necessary, without any charge and
through the national health services, in the terms of paragraph 176 of the judgment.

10.
The State must erect, within one year, a monument in memory of Agustín
Goiburú Giménez, Carlos José Mancuello, Rodolfo Ramírez Villalba and Benjamín Ramírez
Villalba, in the terms of paragraph 177 of the judgment.

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