Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of June 30, 2009
Case of Gutiérrez-Soler v. Colombia
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and costs (hereinafter “the
Judgment”) delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the
Court” or the “Inter-American Court”) on September 12, 2005, whereby it ordered
that:
1.
The State must comply with the measures ordered regarding its obligation to
investigate the facts reported, as well as to identify, prosecute and punish the perpetrators,
under the terms of paragraphs 96 to 100 of the […] Judgment.
2.
The State must provide, free of charge, psychological and psychiatric treatment at
the health-care facilities the State may indicate, to María Elena Soler de Gutiérrez, Ricardo
Gutiérrez-Soler, Yaqueline Reyes, Luisa Fernanda Gutiérrez-Reyes, Paula Camila GutiérrezReyes, Leonardo Gutiérrez-Rubiano, Leydi Caterin Gutiérrez-Peña, Sulma Tatiana GutiérrezRubiano, Ricardo Alberto Gutiérrez-Rubiano and Carlos Andrés Gutiérrez-Rubiano, under the
terms of paragraph 102 of the […] Judgment. Regarding the medical and psychological
treatment of Wilson Gutiérrez-Soler and the psychological care of his son Kevin Daniel
Gutiérrez-Niño, the State shall pay Mr. Wilson Gutiérrez-Soler the sum ordered in paragraph
103 to cover the reasonable costs thereof.
3.
The State must publish within the term of six months as from the date of
notification of the […] Judgment, at least once, in the Official Gazette and in another
national daily newspaper the section of [the] Judgment entitled Proven Facts, without the
corresponding footnotes, paragraphs 51 to 59 of the section of said Judgment entitled
Merits, as well as the operative paragraphs thereof, under the terms of paragraph 105 of
the […] Judgment.
4.
The State must implement in training and update courses addressed to the public
officials of the criminal military jurisdiction and law enforcement staff a program aimed at
analyzing the case law of the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights,
under the terms of paragraphs 106 to 108 of the […] Judgment.
5.
The State must implement a training program on the international standards
established by the Istanbul Protocol, under the terms of paragraph 110 of the […]
Judgment.
6.
The State must adopt such measures as may be necessary to strengthen existing
control mechanisms at State arrest centers, under the terms of paragraph 112 of the […]
Judgment.
7.
The State must pay the sums set in paragraphs 76 and 78 of the […] Judgment as
compensation for pecuniary damages, under the terms of paragraphs 70, 118, 119 and 121
to 125 thereof.
8.
The State must pay the sums set in paragraph 85 of the […] Judgment as
compensation for non-pecuniary damages, under the terms of paragraphs 70, 118, 119 and
121 to 125 thereof.

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