ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS*
OF NOVEMBER 18, 2010**
CASE OF ALMONACID ARELLANO V. CHILE
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT
HAVING SEEN:

1.
The Judgment on preliminary objections, merits, reparations and costs
(hereinafter "the Judgment") issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter "the Inter-American Court", "the Court" or "the Tribunal") on September
26, 2006, whereby, regarding reparations, it ruled the following:
5.
The State must ensure that Decree Law 2.191 does not continue to hinder the
continuation of investigations into the extrajudicial execution of Mr. Almonacid Arellano
and the identification and, where appropriate, the punishment of those responsible, as
stated in paragraphs 145 to 157 of [the] Judgment.
6.
The State must ensure that Decree Law 2.191 does not continue to hinder the
investigation, prosecution and, if applicable, the punishment of those responsible for other
similar violations in Chile, as stated in paragraphs 145 to 157 of [the] Judgment.
7.
The State must reimburse the costs and expenses within one year following the
notification [of the] Judgment, in accordance with paragraph 164 of [the] Judgment.
8.
The State must execute the publications listed in paragraph 162 of the [...]
Judgment, within six months following the notification thereof.

2.
The briefs of June 5, June 29 and August 29, 2007, May 30 and August 12,
2008, February 12 and July 14, 2009, and their respective annexes, whereby the
Republic of Chile (hereinafter "the State" or "Chile") provided information on
compliance with the Judgment.
3.
The communications of December 18 and 29, 2008, whereby the
representative of the victim and next-of-kin (hereinafter "the representative") sent
copies of two domestic decisions taken in connection with the investigation of the
facts in the present case.
4.
The notes of the Secretariat of the Court (hereinafter "the Secretariat") of
August 10, January 6, February 17 and September 17, 2009, whereby, following the
Presidency of the Court's instructions (hereinafter "the Presidency"), it requested the

*
Judge Eduardo Vio Grossi, of Chilean nationality, did not take part in the deliberation or signing of the
present Order, in accordance with the provisions of Article 19(2) of the Statute of the Court and Article 19
and 21 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court, approved during the LXXXV Extraordinary Sessions held
from 16 to 28 of November, 2009.
**
Order adopted by the Court in its XLII Extraordinary Sessions, held in Quito, Ecuador from November 15
to 19, 2010.

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