Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights*
of February 7, 2008
Case of Baldeon v. Peru
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations, and costs (hereinafter “the
Judgment”) issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the
Court”, “the Inter-American Court”, or “the Tribunal”) on April 6, 2006, by means of
which the said Court:
DECIDE[D],
Unanimously,
1.
To admit the acknowledgment of its international liability made by the State for the
violation of the rights protected in Articles 4 (Right to Life), 5 (Right to Personal Integrity) and 7
(Right to Personal Freedom) of the American Convention, in relation to Article 1(1) (Obligation to
Respect Rights) of that treaty, to the detriment of Mr. Bernabé Baldeón-García; and the
acknowledgment of its international liability made by the State for the infringement of Article 8(1)
(Right to Fair Trial) of the American Convention, relating to Article 1(1) (Obligation to Respect
Rights) of that treaty, to the detriment of Guadalupe Yllaconza-Ramírez de Baldeón and Crispín,
Fidela, Roberto, Segundina, Miguelita, Perseveranda, Vicente and Sabina, all of them members of
the Baldeón-Yllaconza family, for the events involved in the instant case, occurred from
September 1990 “to the commencement of the transition to democracy” in November 2000,
pursuant to paragraphs 46 and 47 of this Judgment.
DECLAR[ED]:
unanimously that:
2.
The State violated, to the detriment of Mr. Bernabé Baldeón-García, the right to life
enshrined in Article 4(1) (Right to Life) of the Convention, regarding the general duty to respect
and guarantee the rights established in Article 1(1) of that treaty, as set forth in paragraphs 80
to 105 of [the] Judgment.
3.
The State violated, to the detriment of Mr. Bernabé Baldeón-García, the right to life
enshrined in Article 4(1) (Right to Life) of the Convention, regarding the general duty to respect
and guarantee the rights established in Article 1(1) of that treaty, as set forth in paragraphs 80
to 126 of [the] Judgment.
4.
The State violated, to the detriment of Guadalupe Yllaconza-Ramírez de Baldeón,
Crispín, Fidela, Roberto, Segundina, Miguelita, Perseveranda, Vicente and Sabina, all of them
members of the Baldeón-Yllaconza family, the right to personal integrity established in Article
5(1) (Right to Personal Integrity) of the American Convention, in relation to Article 1(1) of that
treaty, as set forth in paragraphs 127 to 130 of [the] Judgment.

*
Judge Diego García-Sayán, of Peruvian nationality, declined to hear the monitoring of compliance in this
case, in accord with Articles 19(2) of the Statute and 19 of the Rules of Order of the Court. In addition, for
reasons of Force Majeure, Judge Manuel Ventura Robles did not participate in the deliberation and signing
of this Order.

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