Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights *
of October 18, 2007
Case of Gómez Palomino v. Perú
(Monitoring of Compliance with Judgment)

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on merits, reparations, and costs (hereinafter “the Judgment”) issued
by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court”, “the Inter-American
Court”, or “the Tribunal”) on November 22, 2005, through which it:
DECID[ED]:
Unanimously,
1.
To admit the acknowledgment of international responsibility made by the State of Peru, in
the terms of paragraphs 32, 35 through 38 and 42 of the […] judgment.
DECLAR[ED]:
Unanimously, that:
2.
The State violated the rights enshrined in Articles 4 (Right to Life), 5(1) and 5(2) (Right to
Humane Treatment), and 7(1), 7(2), 7(3), 7(4), 7(5), and 7(6) (Right to Personal Liberty of the
American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) (Obligation to Respect Rights) of
the same, in detriment of Mr. Santiago Gómez Palomino, pursuant to the acknowledgment of
international responsibility made by the State and in the terms of paragraphs 35 and 36 of the […]
Judgment.
3.
The State violated the rights enshrined in Articles 8(1) (Right to a Fair Trial) and 25 (Right
to Judicial Protection) of the American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) of
the same, in detriment of Mr. Santiago Gómez Palomino, Mrs. Victoria Margarita Palomino Buitrón,
Esmila Liliana Conislla Cárdenas, María Dolores Gómez Palomino, Luzmila Sotelo Palomino, Emiliano
Palomino Buitrón, Mercedes Palomino Buitrón, Mónica Palomino Buitrón, Rosa Palomino Buitrón,
and Margarita Palomino Buitrón, and the child Ana María Gómez Guevara, pursuant to the
acknowledgment of international responsibility made by the State and in the terms of paragraphs
38 and 74 through 86 of the […] Judgment.
4.
The State violated the right enshrined in Article 5 (Right to Humane Treatment) of the
American Convention on Human Rights, in relation to Article 1(1) of the same, in detriment of Mrs.
Victoria Margarita Palomino Buitrón, Esmila Liliana Conislla Cárdenas, María Dolores Gómez
Palomino, Luzmila Sotelo Palomino, Emiliano Palomino Buitrón, Mercedes Palomino Buitrón, Mónica
Palomino Buitrón, Rosa Palomino Buitrón, and Margarita Palomino Buitrón, and the child Ana María
Gómez Guevara, pursuant to the acknowledgment of international responsibility made by the State
and in the terms of paragraphs 37 and 59 through 68 of the […] Judgment.
5.
The State has failed to comply with the obligations established in Article 2 (Domestic Legal
Effects) of the American Convention on Human Rights, to duly guarantee the rights to life, to
personal liberty, and to humane treatment of Mr. Santiago Gómez Palomino and Article I(b) of the
Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearances of Persons, in the terms of paragraphs 91
through 110 of the […] Judgment.
*

The present Order was issued in the XXXI Extraordinary Session, held in the city of Bogota, Colombia,
during October 16-19, 2007.

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