Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights*
of November 23, 2007
Case of De La Cruz-Flores v. Peru
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations, and costs rendered by the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court”, “the Inter-American Court”
or “the Tribunal”) on November 18, 2004, in which it was decided:
[u]nanimously, that:
1.
[t]he State violated the right to freedom from ex post facto laws embodied
in Article 9 of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article
1(1) thereof, to the detriment of María Teresa De La Cruz Flores, as set forth in
paragraphs 78, 83, 87 to 93, 102, 103 and 106 to 109 of [the] Judgment[;]
2.
[t]he State violated the rights to personal liberty and to a fair trial
embodied in Articles 7 and 8, respectively, of the American Convention on Human
Rights, in relation to Articles 9 and 1(1) thereof, to the detriment of María Teresa
De La Cruz Flores, as set forth in paragraphs 112 to 114 of [the] Judgment[, and]
3.
[t]he State violated the right to humane treatment embodied in Article 5
of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) thereof,
to the detriment of María Teresa De La Cruz Flores, Alcira Domitila Flores Rosas de
De La Cruz, Alcira Isabel De La Cruz Flores, Celso Fernando De La Cruz Flores,
Jorge Alfonso De La Cruz Flores, Ana Teresa Blanco De La Cruz, and Danilo Alfredo
Blanco De La Cruz, as set forth in paragraphs 126, 130, 131, 135 and 136 of [the]
Judgment.
AND DECIDE[D]:
[u]nanimously, that:
1.
[t]he State shall observe the right to freedom from ex post facto laws
embodied in Article 9 of the American Convention and the requirements of due
process in the new proceeding brought against María Teresa De La Cruz Flores, as
set forth in paragraph 118 of [the] Judgment[;]
2.
[the] Judgment constitutes in and of itself a form of reparation, in
accordance with paragraph 159 [thereof;]
3.
[t]he State shall pay the amounts specified in paragraphs 152 to 154 of
[the] Judgment to María Teresa De La Cruz Flores, Alcira Domitila Flores Rosas,
widow of De La Cruz, and Alcira Isabel De La Cruz Flores as compensation for
pecuniary damage, as set forth in those paragraphs[;]
4.
[t]he State shall pay the amounts specified in paragraphs 161 to 163 of
[the] Judgment to María Teresa De La Cruz Flores, Alcira Domitila Flores Rosas,
widow of De La Cruz, Alcira Isabel De La Cruz Flores, Celso Fernando De La Cruz
Flores, Jorge Alfonso De La Cruz Flores, Ana Teresa Blanco De La Cruz, and Danilo
Alfredo Blanco De La Cruz as compensation for non pecuniary damage, as set
*
Judge Diego García-Sayán, a Peruvian national, recused hiMs.elf from hearing this case, pursuant to
sections 19(2) of the Statute and 19 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court.

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