Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights*
of November 20, 2009
Case of Cantoral-Benavides v. Peru
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

Having Seen:
1.
The Judgment on the merits rendered on August 18, 2000, wherein in its twelfth and
thirteenth operative paragraphs the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the
Court,” “the Inter-American Court” or “the Tribunal”) decided:
12.
[…] that the State should order an investigation to determine the persons responsible for
the violations of human rights referred to in this Judgment and punish them.
[…]
13.

[…] that the State should make reparations for the injury caused by the violations.

2.
The Judgment on reparations rendered by the Court on December 3, 2001, wherein
it decided as follows:
[…]
1.

That the State must pay the following as pecuniary damages:
a)
to Luis Alberto Cantoral-Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
provided for in paragraphs 49, 50, 51 (a) and (b) and 52 of [this] Judgment, the sum of
US$ 35,000.00 (thirty-five thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian
currency.
b)
to Gladys Benavides-López, in the form and under the conditions provided for in
paragraphs 51 (c) and (d) and 52 of [this] Judgment, the sum of US$ 2,000.00 (two
thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
c)
to Luis Fernando Cantoral-Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
provided for in paragraphs 51 (f) and 52 of [this] Judgment, the sum of US$ 3,000.00
(three thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.

2.

That the State must pay the following as non-pecuniary damages:
a)
to Luis Alberto Cantoral-Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
provided for in paragraph 62 of [this] Judgment, the sum of US$ 60,000.00 (sixty
thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
b)
to Gladys Benavides-López, in the form and under the conditions provided for in
paragraph 62 of [this] Judgment, the sum of US$ 40,000.00 (forty thousand United
States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.
c)
to Luis Fernando Cantoral-Benavides, in the form and under the conditions
provided for in paragraph 62 of [this] Judgment, the sum of US$ 20,000.00 (twenty
thousand United States dollars) or the equivalent in Peruvian currency.

*

Judge Diego García-Sayán declined from participating in monitoring compliance with the Judgment
rendered in the instant case. Judge Leonardo A. Franco informed the Court that for reasons beyond his control he
would not be able to take part in the deliberation and signing of this Order.

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