Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of January 31, 2008
Case of Gutiérrez Soler V. Colombia
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

The Judgment on the merits, reparations and costs delivered by the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, the "Court", "the Inter-American Court” or
the “Tribunal”) on September 12, 2005, in this case, by which it was ruled that:
The State must comply with the measures ordered with regard to its duty to investigate
the events reported, as well as to identify, try, and punish the perpetrators, as set forth in
paragraphs 96 to 100 of [...] Judgment.
The State must provide, free of charge, at the health-care facilities the State itself may
indicate, psychological and psychiatric treatment to María Elena Soler de Gutiérrez, Ricardo
Gutiérrez-Soler, Yaqueline Reyes, Luisa Fernanda Gutiérrez-Reyes, Paula Camila Gutiérrez-Reyes,
Leonardo Gutiérrez-Rubiano, Leydi Caterin Gutiérrez-Peña, Sulma Tatiana Gutiérrez-Rubiano,
Ricardo Alberto Gutiérrez-Rubiano, and Carlos Andrés Gutiérrez-Rubiano, as set forth in
paragraph 102 of […] Judgment. In the case of medical care and psychological treatment for Mr.
Wilson Gutiérrez-Soler, and of the psychological care for his son Kevin Daniel Gutiérrez-Niño, the
State shall pay the amount fixed in paragraph 103 to Mr. Wilson Gutiérrez-Soler to cover his
reasonable expenses in that respect.
The State must publish within six months from the date the notice of […]judgment is
served upon it at least once in the official gazette and in another national daily newspaper, the
Sections entitled Proven Facts, without the corresponding footnotes, paragraphs 51 to 59 of the
Section entitled Merits, as well as the operative paragraphs, as set forth in paragraph 105 […].
The State must implement in the training courses for military criminal court staff for
police staff a program aimed at analyzing the Inter-American System for Human Rights
Protection precedents, as set forth in paragraphs 106 to 108 of […] Judgment.
The State must adopt a training program that takes into account the international
standards set in the Istanbul Protocol, as set forth pursuant to paragraph 110 of […] Judgment.
The State shall adopt the necessary measures to strengthen existing
mechanisms in state arrest centers, as set forth in paragraph 112 of […] Judgment.


The State must pay the amounts established in paragraph 76 and 78 of […] Judgment as
compensation for pecuniary damages, as set forth in paragraphs 70, 118, 119 and 121 to 125
The State must pay the amounts fixed in paragraph 85 of […] Judgment as nonpecuniary damage, as set forth in paragraphs 70, 118, 119 and 121 to 125 thereof.
The State must pay amount fixed in paragraph 117 of […] Judgment as costs and
expenses, as set forth in paragraphs 118 and 120 to 125 thereof.
The State must exercise special care to safeguard the life, integrity and safety of Messrs.
Wilson and Ricardo Gutiérrez-Soler and of their next of kin, and must afford them the necessary
protection from any persons, bearing in mind the events of the instant case and in accordance
with the protective measures Order made by this Court on March 11, 2005.

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