Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of July 01, 2009
Case of Gómez Palomino v. Peru
(Monitoring 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 InterAmerican Court”, or “the Tribunal”) on November 22, 2005, through which it ordered that:
7.
The State [should] comply with its obligation to effectively investigate the facts alleged, as
well as identify, prosecute, and punish those responsible, in the terms of paragraphs 137 through
153 of the […] Judgment.
8.
The State [should] carry out, with due diligence, the actions necessary for the location and
handing over of the remains of Mr. Santiago Gómez-Palomino to his next of kin, and provide the
conditions necessary to transport and bury said remains in the place of choice of the latter, in the
terms of paragraphs 141 and 153 of the […] Judgment.
9.
The State [should] publish within a six-month term, as of the notification of the […]
Judgment, at least once, in the Official Newspaper and in another newspaper of national circulation,
both the Section called Proven Facts of Chapter VII, […], as well as the operative paragraphs of the
[…] Judgment, in the terms of paragraphs 142 and 153 of the same.
10.
The State [should] provide without cost and through its specialized health institutions,
medical and psychological treatment to Mrs. Victoria Margarita Palomino Buitrón, Esmila Liliana
Conislla Cárdenas, María Dolores Gómez Palomino, Luzmila Sotelo Palomino, Emiliano Palomino
Buitrón, Mónica Palomino Buitrón, Rosa Palomino Buitrón, and Margarita Palomino Buitrón, and the
child Ana María Gómez Guevara, in the terms of paragraphs 143 and 153 of the […] Judgment.
11.
The State [should] implement the education programs established in the […] Judgment, in
the terms of paragraphs 144 through148 and 153 of the same.
12.
The State [should] adopt the measures necessary to reform, within a reasonable period of
time, its criminal legislation in order to make it compatible with international standards in what
refers to the forced disappearance of people, in the terms of paragraphs 149 and 153 of the […]
judgment.
13.
The State [should] pay the amounts set in paragraph 129 of the […] Judgment, for
pecuniary damages, in the terms of paragraphs 124 through 129 and 153 of the same.
14.
The State [should] pay the amounts set in paragraph 135 of the […] Judgment, for nonpecuniary damage, in the terms of paragraphs 130 through 135 and 153 of that Judgment.
15.
The State [should] pay the amount set in paragraph 152 of the […] Judgment for costs
and expenses, in the terms of paragraphs 150 through 153 of that Judgment.
[…]

2.

The Order entered by the Tribunal on October 18, 2007, whereby it

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