Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights*
of November 24, 2008
Case of Claude Reyes et al. v. Chile
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:

1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and costs (hereinafter, the “Judgment”)
delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, the “Inter-American
Court”, the “Court” or the “Tribunal”) on September 19, 2006, in which it decided that:
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5.
The State shall, through the corresponding entity and within six months, provide the
information requested by the victims, if appropriate, or adopt a justified decision in this regard, in
the terms of paragraphs 157 to 159 and 168 of [the] judgment.

6.
The State shall publish, within a period of six months, once in the official gazette and in
another newspaper with extensive national circulation, the chapter on the Proven Facts of [the]
judgment, paragraphs 69 to 71, 73, 74, 77, 88 to 103, 117 to 123, 132 to 137 and 139 to 143 of
[the] judgment, which correspond to Chapters VII and VIII on the violations declared by the
Court, without the corresponding footnotes, and the operative paragraphs hereof, in the terms of
paragraphs 160 and 168 of [the] judgment.

7.
The State shall adopt, within a reasonable time, the necessary measures to ensure the
right of access to State-held information, pursuant to the general obligation to adopt provisions of
domestic law established in Article 2 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in the terms
of paragraphs 161 to 163 and 168 of [the] judgment.

8.
The State shall, within a reasonable time, provide training to public entities, authorities
and agents responsible for responding to requests for access to State-held information on the
laws and regulations governing this right; this training should incorporate the parameters
established in the Convention concerning restrictions to access to this information, in the terms of
paragraphs 164, 165 and 168 of [the] judgment.

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Judge Medina Quiroga, a Chilean national, declined from hearing the monitoring compliance with the
Judgment delivered in the instant case in accordance with Articles 19(2) of the Statute and 19 of the Rules of
Procedure of the Court, and the Court accepted such self-disqualification. Therefore, Judge Medina Quiroga did not
participate in the deliberation and signature of this Order and delegated the Presidency for this case to the VicePresident, Judge García-Sayán, in accordance with Article 4(3) of the Rules of Procedure of the Court.

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