Follow-up Resolutions

2022

Resolution No. 32/22( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 1051-20 - Identified members of the digital newspaper “El Faro”, El Salvador

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) decides to issue this follow-up resolution on precautionary measures in the terms of Article 25 of its Rules of Procedure. The IACHR recalls the continuous requests that the representatives issued for the precautionary measures to be duly implemented, in addition to the new threatening events alleged. It also considers the reported challenges in carrying out the protection measures to be adopted, which was reported by both parties. In this sense, the IACHR identifies challenges that arose during the time the measures were in force; addresses questions from the parties; develops the scope of these precautionary measures; and is at the parties’ disposal to continue with their implementation.

  1. To maintain the precautionary measures granted in favor of the members of the newspaper El Faro (1) C.A.D.S., (2) J.L.S.R, (3) D.V, (4) O.M, (5) M.L.N, (6) C.M, (7) S.A, (8) E.L, (9) V.G, (10) J.A, (11) G.L, (12) N.R, (13) G.C, (14) M.C, (15) R.L, (16) V.P, (17) C.B, (18) O.M, (19) D.R, (20) K.R, (21) D.B, (22) C.S, (23) A.A, (24) A.B.L, (25) M.S, (26) J.R, (27) M.V and (28) M.A., for which reason it requires the State of El Salvador to continue to adopt the necessary measures to effectively guarantee their life and personal integrity, in a way to guarantee that the beneficiaries can carry out their journalistic activities in the exercise of their right to freedom of expression without being subjected to acts of intimidation, threats and harassment, in terms of the requests made by Resolution 12/2021 considering the assessments of this resolution;
  2. Extend precautionary measure 1051-21 in favor of (29) J.N.G.P.; (30) L.M.G.C. and (31) R.M.M.Z., thereby requesting El Salvador the same terms as requested by Resolution 12/2021;
  3. Lift the precautionary measures in favor of (1) A.S.; (2) E.G.; (3) M.A.; (4) L.G.; (5) M.T., and (6) J.C.;
  4. To request the parties to submit, within 90 days from the date of notification of this resolution, concrete, detailed, and updated information on the beneficiaries' situation and measures adopted for the implementation of this precautionary measure with a view to continuing to evaluate their situation under the terms of Article 25 of the Rules of Procedure;
  5. Request that the parties continue with the consultation and coordination spaces at the domestic level within the framework of the implementation of these precautionary measures in light of the considerations set forth in this resolution;
  6. To express the willingness of the IACHR, through its Rapporteurship for Freedom of Expression, to deepen the technical and thematic contributions relevant to the implementation of these precautionary measures in accordance with the principle of agreement between the parties;
  7. To express the willingness of the IACHR to carry out an on-site visit to El Salvador, with prior consent from the State, in order to verify the situation of the beneficiaries of these precautionary measures, which may include, among others, a working meeting with the parties, and meetings with the beneficiaries and the domestic authorities directly responsible for the implementation of these precautionary measures. The foregoing, as part of the appropriate follow-up measures for the effective implementation of these precautionary measures; and
  8. To continue implementing the appropriate follow-up measures pursuant to Article 25(10) and other provisions of its Rules of Procedure.

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Resolution No. 11/22( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 150-19 - Concepción Palacios Maternity Hospital , Venezuela

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) decides to issue this follow-up resolution on precautionary measures in the terms of Article 25 of its Rules of Procedure. The Commission regrets the lack of response from the State regarding the measures adopted to implement these precautionary measures. In view of the information available, evaluated as a whole, the Commission makes an urgent appeal to the State of Venezuela to adopt prompt measures for the implementation of the precautionary measures considering that the risk factors remain in force under Article 25 of the Rules of Procedure.

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2021

Resolution No. 112/21( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 412-17 - Families of the Laguna Larga Community , Guatemala

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) decides to issue this follow-up resolution on precautionary measures in the terms of Article 25 of its Rules of Procedure. The IACHR values the actions implemented by the State, as well as the observations provided by the beneficiaries’ representation. The IACHR makes certain clarifications and places itself at the disposal of the parties stating its willingness to carry out an on-site visit when circumstances permit and following the State’s consent. As background information, the IACHR had the opportunity to visit the area in 2017.

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Resolution No. 102/21( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 882-17 , 284-18 - Familias tsotsiles de veintidós comunidades identificadas en los municipios Chalchihuitán, Chenalhó y Aldama en el estado de Chiapas, Mexico

La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) decide emitir la presente resolución del seguimiento de medidas cautelares en los términos del Artículo 25 de su Reglamento. La Comisión valora las acciones adoptadas por el Estado a lo largo de la vigencia de las medidas cautelares. Sin embargo, considera que, ante la información disponible y evaluada en su conjunto, se deben reforzar las medidas ya adoptadas considerando que los factores de riesgo continúan vigentes en los términos del artículo 25 del Reglamento. Asimismo, la Comisión solicita anuencia del Estado para poder visitar la zona.

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Resolution No. 99/21( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 51-15 - Niños, niñas y adolescentes de las comunidades de los municipios de Uribía, Manaure, Riohacha y Maicao del Pueblo Wayúu en el departamento de la Guajira, y otros, Colombia

La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) decide emitir la presente resolución del seguimiento de medidas cautelares en los términos del Artículo 25 de su Reglamento. La CIDH valora positivamente las acciones implementadas por el Estado en el presente asunto; llama a las partes a continuar con los espacios de concertación; realiza una serie de valoraciones a la luz de la información disponible; y se pone a disposición de las partes para realizar una visita in situ a los municipios del departamento de La Guajira donde viven los tres grupos de personas beneficiarias.

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Resolution No. 88/21( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 405-09, 112-16 - Berta Isabel Cáceres, her nuclear family, members of COPINH, et al. , Honduras


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2018

Resolution No. 54/18( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 309-18 - Javier Ortega Reyes, Paúl Rivas Bravo and Efraín Segarra Abril, Ecuador

The IACHR decided to continue deploying the Special Follow-up Team (ESE, by its Spanish acronym) for the activities that have been scheduled based on the ongoing Work Plan.

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2016

Resolution No. 42/16( FOLLOW-UP )
PM 409-14 - Students of the "Raúl Isidro Burgos" Rural School, Mexico

On July 29, 2016, the IACHR emitted a resolution to reaffirm the present precautionary measures and required the State to redouble its efforts in order to implement all the necessary actions to determine the location or destination of the beneficiaries of the present precautionary measures, in the terms of resolution of October 3, 2014. Furthermore and considering the position of the parties, the IACHR considered the necessity of implementing a special security mechanism. The terms of the special security mechanism are stated in the resolution.

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