On October 18, 2021, according to a press release, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued its judgment in Bedoya Lima et al. v. Colombia (in Spanish only), holding that Colombia is responsible for Journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima’s kidnapping and torture. According to a press release (in English) from the Court, the Court found that Colombia violated the applicant’s rights to personal integrity, personal liberty, honor, dignity, and freedom of expression. The Court founded evidence of Colombia’s participation in the events, and found that its investigation of the matter was inadequate. The Court ordered Colombia to implement various measures including compensating the applicant, continuing the investigations of the remaining perpetrators of these acts, and creating and implementing a program to raise awareness among public officials and law enforcement bodies of gender-based violence.