Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights*
of November 20, 2009
Case of La Cantuta v. Peru
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The judgment on the merits, reparations and costs rendered on November 29, 2006
(hereinafter, the “Judgment”) by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter,
the “Inter-American Court” or the “Court”,) whereby the Court ordered the following, to wit:
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9.
The State must take without delay the necessary actions to effectively conduct and
complete, within a reasonable time, the ongoing investigations and the criminal proceedings
pending in the domestic courts, and to carry out, as the case may be, the necessary
investigations to determine the criminal liability of the perpetrators of the violations committed
to the detriment of Hugo Muñoz-Sánchez, Dora Oyague-Fierro, Marcelino Rosales Cárdenas,
Bertila Lozano-Torres, Luis Enrique Ortiz-Perea, Armando Richard Amaro-Cóndor, Robert Edgar
Teodoro-Espinoza, Heráclides Pablo-Meza, Juan Gabriel Mariños-Figueroa and Felipe FloresChipana, as set forth in paragraph 224 of the instant Judgment. The State must adopt all
judicial and diplomatic measures to prosecute and, in turn, punish the perpetrators of the
violations committed in the instant case and file any corresponding extradition request under
applicable domestic and international rules, as set forth in paragraphs 224 to 228 of the
instant Judgment.
10.
The State must forthwith carry out the search and localization of the mortal remains
of Hugo Muñoz-Sánchez, Dora Oyague-Fierro, Marcelino Rosales-Cárdenas, Armando Richard
Amaro-Cóndor, Robert Edgar Teodoro-Espinoza, Heráclides Pablo-Meza, Juan Gabriel MariñosFigueroa and Felipe Flores-Chipana and, once located, the State must deliver them as soon as
practicable to the relatives and bear the burial costs, as set forth in paragraph 232 of the
instant Judgment.
11.
The State must publicly acknowledge its liability within a term of six months, as set
forth in paragraph 235 of the instant Judgment.
12.
The State must ensure that, within the term of one year, the 10 individuals declared
executed or forcefully disappeared victims in the instant case shall be represented in the
memorial named “El Ojo que Llora” (The Crying Eye) if they are not represented so far and
provided their relatives so desire; in doing so, the State must coordinate the victims’ relatives’
efforts to place a sign with the name of each victim, in the manner that may best fit the
characteristics of the memorial, as set forth in paragraph 236 of the instant Judgment.
13.
The State must publish, within the term of six months, at least once in the Official
Gazette and in another national daily newspaper, paragraphs 37 to 44 and 51 to 58 of the
chapter related to the partial acknowledgement, the proven facts in the instant Judgment,
without the corresponding footnotes, and paragraphs 81 to 98, 109 to 116, 122 to 129, 135 to
161 and 165 to 189, and the operative paragraphs thereof, as set forth in paragraph 237 of
the instant Judgment.
14.
The State must provide the relatives of Hugo Muñoz-Sánchez, Dora Oyague-Fierro,
Marcelino Rosales-Cárdenas, Bertila Lozano-Torres, Luis Enrique Ortiz-Perea, Armando Richard
Amaro-Cóndor, Robert Edgar Teodoro-Espinoza, Heráclides Pablo-Meza, Juan Gabriel MariñosFigueroa and Felipe Flores-Chipana, at their discretion and for as long as necessary, free of

*
Judge Diego García-Sayán excused himself from taking part in the process of monitoring compliance with
the Judgment delivered in the instant case. Judge Leonardo A. Franco advised the Court that, owing to
circumstances beyond his control, he would be unable to attend the deliberation and signature of this Order.

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