ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS*
OF JULY 5, 2011
CASE OF GÓMEZ PALOMINO v. PERU
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT
HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on Merits, Reparations and Costs (hereinafter "the Judgment") passed
by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter "the Court," "the Inter-American
Court" or "the Tribunal") on November 22, 2005.
2.

The Order of the Court of October 18, 2007, whereby, inter alia, it declared:
1.
That [...] the State has not fulfilled its obligation to inform this Court about measures
taken to comply with the operative paragraphs of the Judgment on Merits, Reparations and Costs
issued on November 22, 2005.
[…]

3.

The Order of the Court of July 1, 2009, whereby, inter alia, it declared:
[…]
2. The [...] following obligations are pending compliance:
a) Effectively investigate the alleged facts, and identify, prosecute and, where appropriate,
punish the perpetrators of the violations (Operative Paragraph 7 of the Judgment);
b) Carry out, with due diligence, any necessary actions to locate and deliver the mortal
remains of Mr. Santiago Gómez Palomino to his next-of-kin, and provide the conditions
necessary to transfer and bury the remains in a place of their choice (Operative Paragraph 8 of
the Judgment);
c) Publish the relevant parts of the Judgment, at least once, in a nationally circulated
newspaper (Operative Paragraph 9 of the Judgment);
d) Provide medical and psychological treatment, free of charge and through its specialized
health institutions, to Victoria Margarita Palomino Buitrón, Esmila Liliana Conislla Cárdenas,
María Dolores Gómez Palomino, Luzmila Sotelo Palomino, Emiliano Palomino Buitrón, Mónica
Palomino Buitrón, Rosa Palomino Buitrón Margarita Palomino Buitrón, and the minor Ana María
Gómez Guevara (Operative Paragraph 10 of the Judgment);
e) Implement the educational programs provided in the Judgment (Operative Paragraph 11 of
the Judgment);
f) Adopt the measures necessary to amend criminal legislation so as to make it compatible
with international standards on forced disappearance of persons (Operative Paragraph 12 of
the Judgment); and,

*

Judge Diego García-Sayán, of Peruvian nationality, excused himself from hearing the present case on
monitoring compliance, in accordance with Articles 19(2) of the Statute and 19(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the
Court passed during its LXXXV Regular Session, held from November 16 to 28, 2009. Judge Alberto Pérez Pérez
informed the Court that, due to force majeure, he was unable to be present for the deliberation and signing of the
present Order.

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