Order of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of July 10, 2007
Case of Bámaca Velásquez v. Guatemala
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on merits issued in the present case by the Inter-American Court
of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court”, “the Inter-American Court”, or “the Tribunal”)
on November 25, 2000.
2.
The Judgment on reparations issued in the present case by the Inter-American
Court on February 22, 2002.
3.
The Order of compliance with the Judgment issued by the Court on November 27,
2003, in which it declared, inter alia, that:
[…] the State ha[d] fully complied with operative paragraphs 5, 6, and 7 of the Judgment on
reparations delivered by this Tribunal on February 22, 2002 regarding compensations.

4.
The Order of compliance with the Judgment issued by the Court on March 3,
2005.
5.
The Order of compliance with the Judgment issued by the Court on July 4, 2006,
through which it stated that:
1.
[…] it will continue the procedure on monitoring compliance with the pending
aspects in this case, which are:
a)
The location of the remains of Efraín Bámaca Velásquez, their exhumation
in the presence of his widow and next of kin, and their return to them;
b)
The investigation into the facts that gave rise to the violations of the
American Convention on Human Rights and the Inter-American Convention to
Prevent and Punish Torture, the identification and punishment of those responsible,
and the public divulgation of the results of this investigation;
c)
The publication, only once, in the official gazette and in another newspaper
with national circulation, of the chapter on proven facts and the operative
paragraphs of the judgment on merits issued on November 25, 2000, and the
organization of a public act to acknowledge its responsibility for the facts of the case
and to make amends to the victims; and

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