Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of February 6, 2008
Case of López-Álvarez v. Honduras
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations, and costs delivered on February 1,
2006 (hereinafter “the Judgment”) by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Court,” “the Inter-American Court” or “the Tribunal”), whereby the
Court:
DECID[ED] THAT:
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7. The State must conduct an investigation into the facts […] of the instant case and apply the
measures resulting from such investigation to those responsible for said facts, under the terms of
paragraph 207 of the […] Judgment.
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8. The State must publish, only once, in the Official Gazette and in another newspaper of
nationwide circulation, both Chapter VII on the facts proven, without the corresponding
footnotes, and the operative paragraphs of [the] Judgment, under the terms of paragraph 208
thereof.
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9. The State must adopt measures aimed at creating the required conditions to ensure inmates
in penitentiary centers in Honduras an adequate diet, medical care and physical and sanitary
conditions, according to the applicable international legal standards and implement a training
program on human rights designed for the agents working in penitentiary centers, under the
terms of paragraphs 209 and 210 of the […] Judgment.
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10. The State must pay Alfredo López-Álvarez, as compensation for pecuniary damage, the
amount set in paragraph 194 of the […] Judgment, under the terms of paragraphs 192, 193, and
194 thereof.
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11. The State must pay Alfredo López-Álvarez, as compensation for non-pecuniary damage, the
amount set in paragraph 202(a) of the […] Judgment, under the terms of paragraphs 201(a) and
202(a) thereof.
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