That it will keep open the procedure to monitor compliance with those obligations which
have not yet been fully complied with in the instant case, namely:
To investigate, identify and possibly punish the perpetrators and masterminds of
the Plan de Sánchez Massacre (first operative paragraph of the Judgment);
To publicize the texts of the American Convention on Human Rights and the
Judgments on Merits and on Reparations and Costs in the municipality of Rabinal, and to
provide a copy thereof to the victims in the instant case (fourth operative paragraph of the
To publish the Proven Facts section of Chapter V and the first to fourth operative
paragraphs of the Judgment on Merits, and Chapter VII, Proven Facts, of the Judgment on
Reparations and Costs, in Spanish, in a daily newspaper with national circulation. Also, to
publish a translation of such paragraphs into the Maya-Achí language in the Official Gazette
and in another national-circulation newspaper (fifth operative paragraph of the Judgment);
To pay the amount set in the Judgment for infrastructure maintenance and
improvements at the memorial chapel (sixth operative paragraph of the Judgment);
To provide adequate housing to those survivors residing in the village of Plan de
Sánchez who so require (eighth operative paragraph);
To implement programs on the following issues in the affected communities: (a)
study and dissemination of the Maya-Achí culture in the affected communities through the
Guatemalan Academy of Mayan Languages or a similar organization; (b) maintenance and
improvement of the road systems between the said communities and the municipal capital of
Rabinal; (c) sewage system and potable water supply; (d) supply of teaching personnel
trained in intercultural and bilingual teaching for primary, secondary and comprehensive
schooling in these communities (ninth operative paragraph);
To pay in full the compensation for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage awarded
in the Judgment (tenth, eleventh, thirteenth, and fourteenth operative paragraphs of the
Judgment); and
To pay in full the compensation set in the Judgment as costs and expenses (twelfth
operative paragraph of the Judgment).
and Decide[d]:
To call upon the State to adopt all measures required to promptly and effectively comply
with the pending aspects of the Judgment, in accordance with the provisions of Article 68(1) of the
American Convention on Human Rights.
To ask the State to submit to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, no later than April
10, 2008, a report specifying all the measures adopted to comply with such reparations ordered by
the Court as are currently pending compliance.
To continue monitoring compliance with the pending paragraphs of the Judgment on
Reparations and Costs of November 19, 2004.

The reports submitted by the State of Guatemala (hereinafter, “the State” or
“Guatemala”) on January 24 and April 9, 2008, regarding compliance with the
The briefs of the victims’ representatives (hereinafter, “the representatives”) of
January 17, March 26, April 7, April 25, and June 18, 2008.

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