ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF MAY 29, 2013
CASE OF LÓPEZ ÁLVAREZ V. HONDURAS
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on merits, reparations and costs delivered on February 1, 2006
(hereinafter “the Judgment”), by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter
“the Inter-American Court” or “the Court”).
2.
The Order on monitoring compliance with judgment issued by the Inter-American
Court on February 6, 2008, in which it declared:
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2.
That, as indicated in considering paragraphs 13 and 21 of th[e] Order, it will keep
open the proceeding of monitoring compliance with the aspects pending compliance in this
case, namely:
a) To investigate the facts of the case and to apply the measures that derive from
this investigation to those responsible for the said facts (seventh operative paragraph
of the Judgment); and
b) To adopt measures designed to create conditions that permit ensuring to the
inmates of Honduran prisons adequate food, medical attention, hygiene and physical
conditions, and to implement a training program on human rights for officials who
work in the prisons (ninth operative paragraph of the Judgment).

3.
The reports of the State on progress in compliance with the Judgment submitted on
July 1, 2008, April 21, 2009, and September 6, 2011.
4.
The briefs of the representatives of the victims (hereinafter “the representatives”)
presented on August 1, 2008, May 28, 2009, November 1, 2011, and February 21, 2012,
submitting their observations on the State’s reports and information on compliance with the
Judgment.
5.
The observations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter
“the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) on the State’s reports, presented on
September 29, 2008, June 11, 2009, and November 21, 2011.

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