ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF NOVEMBER 21, 2007

CASE OF CAESAR V. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and costs delivered by the Inter-American
Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American Court”) on March
11, 2005 (hereinafter “the Judgment”)1, in which it:
DECLARE[D],
Unanimously, that:
1.
The State violated the right enshrined in Article 5(1) and 5(2) in conjunction with
Article 1(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights, to the detriment of Mr. Winston
Caesar, in the terms of paragraphs 70, 73, 89 and 100 of [the] judgment.
2.
The State breached its obligations established in Article 2 of the American Convention
on Human Rights, in relation to Article 5(1) and 5(2) of the Convention, to the detriment of Mr.
Winston Caesar, in the terms of paragraph 94 of [the] judgment.
3.
The State did not violate the right enshrined in Article 8(1) of the American
Convention on Human Rights, for the reasons set forth in paragraphs 106 to 112 of [the]
judgment.
4.
The State violated the right enshrined in Article 25 in conjunction with Articles 1(1)
and 2 of the American Convention on Human Rights, to the detriment of Mr. Winston Caesar, in
the terms of paragraphs 113 to 117 of [the] judgment.
5.
[The] judgment constitutes, per se, a form of reparation, in the terms of paragraph
126 of [the] judgment.
AND DECIDE[D],
Unanimously, that:
1.
The State shall pay the compensation ordered in paragraph 128 of [the] judgment to
Winston Caesar for moral damages.
2.
The State shall, with effect from the date of notification of [the] judgment, provide Mr.
Winston Caesar, through its national health services, free of charge and for such period as may
be necessary, such medical and psychological care and medication as may be recommended by
appropriately qualified specialists, in the terms of paragraph 131 of [the] judgment.

1
Cf. Case of Caesar v. Trinidad and Tobago. Merits, Reparations, and Costs. Judgment of March 11, 2005.
Series C No. 123.

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