Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of August 5, 2008
Case of the Plan de Sánchez Massacre v. Guatemala
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on Reparations and Costs (hereinafter, “the Judgment on
Reparations” or “the Judgment”) rendered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter, “the Court”) on November 19, 2004.
2.
The Order of the Court on Monitoring Compliance with Judgment of November
28, 2007, whereby, inter alia, the Court declared as follows:
1.
That, in accordance with Considering Clauses Nos. 9 to 12 of the […] Order, the State has
fully complied with the requirement to organize a public act to acknowledge its responsibility, redress
the victims, and publicly honor the memory of those who were executed in the Plan de Sánchez
Massacre (second and third operative paragraphs of the Judgment).
2.
That, in accordance with the […] Order, the State has complied with the following operative
paragraphs of the Judgment on Reparations and Costs:
a)
Having the text of the American Convention on Human Rights and the Judgments
on Merits and on Reparations and Costs translated into the Maya-Achí language, in
accordance with Considering Clauses Nos. 13 to 17 of the […] Order (fourth operative
paragraph of the Judgment);
b)
Publishing the Proven Facts section of Chapter V, as well as the first to fourth
operative paragraphs of the Judgment on the Merits, and Chapter VII, on Proven Facts, of
the Judgment on Reparations and Costs in Spanish, in the Official Gazette, in accordance
with Considering Clauses Nos. 18 to 22 of the […] Order (fifth operative paragraph of the
Judgment);
c)
Setting up a staffed health-care center in the village of Plan de Sánchez, and train
the staff of the Rabinal health-care center in order that they may provide psychological care,
in accordance with Considering Clauses Nos. 28 to 32 and 38 to 42 of the […] Order
(seventh and ninth operative paragraphs of the Judgment);
d)
Settling 66.66% of the sum of compensation awarded for pecuniary and nonpecuniary damage as first and second installments payable to most of the victims in the
instant case, in accordance with Considering Clauses Nos. 38 to 51 and 53 to 54 of th[e …]
Order (tenth, eleventh, thirteenth and fourteenth operative paragraphs of the Judgment),
and
e)
Settling 66.66% of the sum awarded in the Judgment as first and second
installments on account of costs and expenses payable to the representatives, in accordance
with Considering Clauses Nos. 43, 44, 45, 46 and 52 of the […] Order (twelfth operative
paragraph of the Judgment).

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