ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF NOVEMBER 30, 2011
CASE OF MANUEL CEPEDA VARGAS v. COLOMBIA
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the preliminary objections, merits and reparations
(hereinafter, the "Judgment") delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter, the "Court", "the Inter-American Court” or the “Tribunal”) on May 26,
2010, whereby it was decided, inter alia, that the State should:
8.
[…] conduct the domestic investigations that are underway effectively and, if
applicable, those opened in future to identify, prosecute and, when applicable, punish all
those responsible for the extrajudicial execution of Senator Manuel Cepeda Vargas, in the
terms of paragraphs 214 to 217 of [the] judgment.
9.
[…] adopt all necessary measures to guarantee the safety of the next-of-kin of
Senator Manuel Cepeda Vargas and to prevent them having to move or to leave the
country again as a result of threats, or acts of harassment or persecution against them
following notification of [the] judgment, in the terms of paragraph 218 of [the] judgment.
10.
[…] publish, once, in the official gazette and in another national newspaper,
paragraphs 1 to 5, 13 to 23, 71 to 73, 85 to 87, 88, 100 to 102, 103, 114, 115, 122 to
126, 167, 175 to 177, 179, 180, 181, 194 to 196, 201, 202, 204, 209, 210, 216 to 218,
220, 223, 228, 233 and 235 of [the] judgment, including the headings of each chapter
and of the respective section – without the corresponding footnotes – and the operative
paragraphs hereof. In addition, this judgment must be published integrally, for at least
one year, on an appropriate official web page of the State, in the terms of paragraph 220
of the judgment.
11.
[…] organize a public act of acknowledgement of international responsibility for
the facts of [the] case, in the terms of paragraphs 223 to 225 of [the] judgment.
12.
[…] prepare a publication and make an audio-visual documentary on the political
life, journalism career and political role of Senator Manuel Cepeda Vargas, in coordination
with the next-of-kin, and disseminate it, in the terms of paragraphs 228 and 229 of [the]
judgment.
13.
[…] award a one-time grant bearing the name of Manuel Cepeda Vargas, in the
terms of paragraph 233 of [the] judgment.
14.
[…] provide the medical and psychological treatment that the victims require, in
the terms of paragraph 234 of [the] judgment.

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