ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS 
OF JUNE 20, 2012
CASE OF LORI BERENSON MEJÍA v. PERU
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT
HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on Merits, Reparations and Costs (hereinafter “the Judgment”)
issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American
Court” or “the Court”) of November 25, 2004.
2.
The Order on Monitoring Compliance with Judgment issued by the Court on
September 22, 2006, in which the Court decided that the procedure for monitoring
compliance would remain open with respect to the following measures pending
compliance:
a)
The State shall adapt its domestic legislation to the standards of the American
Convention (Operative paragraph 1 of the Judgment of November 25, 2004)
b)
The State shall provide Lori Berenson with adequate, specialized medical care
(Operative paragraph 4 of the Judgment of November 25, 2004); and
c)
The State shall immediately take the necessary measures to adapt the detention
conditions of the Yanamayo Prison to international standards, transfer any other prisoners
who, owing to their health, cannot be confined at the altitude of that penal establishment,
and inform this Court every six months about this adaptation (Operative paragraph 6 of the
Judgment of November 25, 2004).

3.
The reports of the Republic of Peru (hereinafter “the State” or “Peru”) concerning
the progress made in complying with the Judgment, submitted on March 9, 2007,
November 18, 2008, June 23, 2009, July 3, 2009, August 24, 2009, May 9, 2011, and
June 23, 2011.
4.
The briefs of the representative of the victim (hereinafter “the representative”) of
September 18, 2008, October 16, 2009 and May 31, 2012, containing his observations
regarding the monitoring of compliance with the Judgment.
5.
The briefs of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the
Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) of October 13, 2008, October 30,
2009 and August 8, 2011, containing its observations regarding the status of compliance
with the Judgment.
CONSIDERING THAT:

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Judge Diego García-Sayán, a Peruvian national, recused himself from hearing this case, pursuant to
Article 19.2 of the Statute of the Court and Article 19 of the Rules of Procedure.

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