ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF AUGUST 27, 2010
CASE OF THE GIRLS YEAN AND BOSICO V. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
MONITORING OF COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on preliminary objections, merits, reparations, and costs (hereinafter
“the Judgment”) issued in the present case by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American Court”) on September 8, 2005.
2.
The Order on Monitoring Compliance with Judgment issued by the Inter-American
Court of Human Rights on November 28, 2007, whereby it declared:
1.
That the State had fully complied with the compensation payments awarded for non-pecuniary
damage to Dilcia Yean and Violeta Bosico, as well as with the payments of costs and expenses to
Tiramen Bosico Cofi and Leonidas Olive Yean, awarded by the Court in operative paragraphs nine and
ten, respectively, in the Judgment delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on
September 8, 2005 in the present case.
2.
That the procedure to monitor compliance with the following outstanding obligations in the
present case shall remain open, namely:
a)
To publish, at least once in the official gazette and in another nationally circulated
newspaper in the Dominican Republic, both the section entitled “Proven Facts”, without the
corresponding footnotes, and also the operative paragraphs of the Judgment (operative
paragraph six of the Judgment);
b)
To organize a public act acknowledging its international responsibility and apologizing
to the victims Dilcia Yean and Violeta Bosico, and to Leonidas Oliven Yean, Tiramen Bosico Cofi
and Teresa Tucent Mena, with the participation of state authorities, the victims and their next
of kin, as well as their representatives, and to disseminate it in the media (radio, press and
television) (operative paragraph seven of the Judgment); and,
c)
To adopt within its domestic legislation, in accordance with Article 2 of the American
Convention, the legislative, administrative and any other measures needed to regulate the
procedure and requirements to acquire Dominican nationality by means of the late registration
of births (operative paragraph eight of the Judgment).
AND DECID[ED]:
1.
To call upon the State to adopt all necessary measures to promptly and effectively comply with
outstanding reparation measures ordered by the Court in the Judgment on preliminary objections,
merits, and reparations and costs of September 8, 2005, as set forth in Article 68(1) of the American
Convention on Human Rights.
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Judge Abreu Blondet excused herself from participating in the deliberation and signing of this Order.

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