ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2006•
CASE OF LORI BERENSON-MEJÍA V. PERU
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and legal costs issued on November
25, 2004 (hereinafter “the Judgment”) by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Court”, “the Inter-American Court” or “the Tribunal”), whereby the
Tribunal declared, inter alia:
unanimously, [that]
1.
[t]he State violated the right to personal integrity enshrined in Articles 5(1),
5(2) and 5(6) of the American Convention on Human Rights, as relating to Article 1(1)
thereof, to the detriment of Mrs. Lori Berenson, on account of the detention conditions
to which she was submitted at the Yanamayo imprisonment facility, in the terms of
paragraphs 98 through 109 of the […] Judgment.
unanimously, [that]
2.
[t]he State violated Articles 9, 8(1), 8(2), 8(2) (b), (c), (d), (f) and (h) and
8(5) of the American Convention on Human Rights, in connexion with Article 1(1)
thereof, to the detriment of Mrs. Lori Berenson, as regards the proceedings before the
military courts, in the terms of paragraphs 113 through 121, 139 through 150, 158
through 161, 166 through 168, 183 through 186, 191 through 194 and 198 through
199 of the […] Judgment.
[b]y six votes to one, [that]
3.
[i]t has not been proved that the State has violated, to the detriment of Mrs.
Lori Berenson, Articles 9, 8(1), 8(2), 8(2) (b), (c), (d), (f), and (h), 8(4) and 8(5) of
the American Convention on Human Rights, in connexion with Article 1(1) thereof, as
regards the proceedings before the ordinary courts, in the terms of paragraphs 124
through 128, 151 through 156, 162 through 164, 169 through 181, 187 through 189,
195 through 196 and 200 through 209 of the […] Judgment.

Judge Medina Quiroga dissenting.
[b]y six votes to one, [that]
•
Judge Oliver Jackman informed the Court that, for reasons beyond his control, he would be
unable to attend the deliberation of this Order. Judge Diego García-Sayán, a Peruvian national, excused
himself from hearing the instant case, pursuant to sections 19(2) of the Statute and 19 of the Rules of
Procedure of the Court.

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