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Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.

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Published by [United Nations Commission on Human Rights] in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detention of persons.,
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHuman rights fact sheet -- no.26
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20925404M

      Mogadishu, Somalia and Washington, DC– On J , the Somali Journalists Syndicate, the Somali Media Association, lawyer Daahir Ali and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights jointly submitted a petition to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of detained journalist, Mohamed Abdiwahab Nuur.   Among those detained are four lawyers who have been declared “arbitrarily detained” by the United Nations working group on arbitrary detention, .

    The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has condemned the government of Kazakhstan for imprisoning Teymur Akhmedov and has called for his immediate release. * In its decision published on October 2, , the WGAD concluded that Kazakhstan is guilty of arbitrarily detaining Mr. Akhmedov, who has been imprisoned since Janu   The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention was invited by the Government of the United States of America to conduct a country visit from 11 to 24 October Three of the Working Group members, Mr. Seong-Phil Hong, Mr. Jose Guevara and Ms. Leigh Toomey, were accompanied by two members of the Working Group’s Secretariat from the.

    An arbitrary deprivation of liberty has been demonstrated. If the Working Group determines an arbitrary detention of liberty has occurred, it will begin communicating with the United States government and provide recommendations regarding your detention and encourage the government to improve or correct your situation. A couple of days ago the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention adopted an important document, the “Basic Principles and Guidelines on Remedies and Procedures on the Right of Anyone Deprived of His or Her Liberty by Arrest or Detention to Bring Proceedings Before Court,” and submitted the text to the Human Rights Council.


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The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention was established by resolution /42 of the former Commission on Human Rights.

Its mandate was clarified and extended by Commission’s resolution / The mandate was most recently extended by Human Rights Council resolution 42/22 of 26 September for a further three year period.

Member and Chair-Rapporteur, UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention () Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London () The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is a groundbreaking work of legal scholarship.

The book is the first to describe and analyze the activities of this little-known but. Member and Chair-Rapporteur, UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention () Director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London () The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is a groundbreaking work of legal scholarship.

The book is the first to describe and analyze the activities of this little-known but. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is the first comprehensive review of the contributions of this important institution to understanding arbitrary detention today.

The Working Group is a body of five independent human rights experts that considers individual complaints of arbitrary detention, adopting legal opinions as to Author: Jared Genser.

Jared Genser just published “The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention – Commentary and Guide to Practice” (Cambridge University Press ). Abstract: The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is the first comprehensive review of the contributions of this important institution to understanding arbitrary detention today.

On Jthe Somali Journalists Syndicate, the Somali Media Association, lawyer Daahir Ali and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights jointly submitted a petition to the United Nations Working.

Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. To access opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention in all the 6 UN official languages, please click on "Categorized Search", and enter the opinion number in the "Symbol Number" numbers of opinions adopted by the WGAD are coded as A/HRC/WGAD/Year/No.

for example, the symbol number of the. Jordi Cuixart i Navarro (born 22 April ) is a Spanish businessman and cultural activist from is the president of Òmnium Cultural, a non-profit cultural organisation founded in with more thanmembers and 40 local branches in Catalonia.

As part of his role in the pro-independence demonstrations prior to the Catalan independence referendum ofhe has been. Chinese Government Must Free Xing Shiku & Provide Compensation (Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders – J ) – CHRD welcomes the opinion adopted by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) that the lengthy detention of petitioner Mr.

Xing Shiku () in a psychiatric hospital has been “arbitrary.” In its opinion issued on the Working Group calls for Xing.

SERAP said: “The arrest and continued detention of Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is an egregious violation of his human rights. The Nigerian and Kano State authorities have violated the following rights under the Nigerian Constitution, (as amended) and international law in continuing to detain Emir Sanusi: the right to be free from arbitrary detention; the right to freedom of movement; and.

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is the first comprehensive review of the contributions of this important institution to understanding arbitrary detention today. The Working Group is a body of five independent human rights experts that considers individual complaints of arbitrary detention, adopting legal opinions as to whether a detention is compatible with states.

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention rules Assange should be paid compensation for "deprivation" in the Ecuadorian embassy By David Barrett. The working group on arbitrary detention, established by the UN Commission on Human Rights in to report to the Human Rights Council, had examined the case of Edris Cheragi, an Iranian man and.

Get this from a library. The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: commentary and guide to practice. [Jared Genser] -- "The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is the first comprehensive review of the contributions of this important institution to understanding arbitrary detention today.

The Working. Working alongside Freedom Now, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for prisoners of conscience around the world, Proskauer obtained a victory before the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (the “Working Group”) for our client, Shakthika Sathkumara, an award-winning author who had been detained by Sri Lankan authorities for the publication of a.

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has insisted that Mr Assange's detention should be brought to an end.

(Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images). The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention conducts at least two country visits annually, during which it will discuss issues around arbitrary detention with the government of the country.

Following a country visit, the Working Group will make observations on the information received from the government, NGOs and individuals, and will make. Joint petition to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention for Detained journalist Mohamed Abdiwahab Nuur.

Mogadishu, Somalia and Washington, DC– On Jthe Somali Journalists Syndicate, the Somali Media Association, lawyer Daahir Ali and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights jointly submitted a petition to the United Nations Working Group on Ar.

Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. His book makes an important contribution to understanding international law on arbitrary detention and offers a wealth of materials and clear and convincing analysis of the law and the major challenges that arbitrary detention poses to the international community today.

Mads Andenas Q.C. Get this from a library. The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. [United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.;].

If the Working Group finds that the detention under review is arbitrary, its opinion includes recommendations for the government to correct.

The United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) published an opinion concerning the cases of 20 Bahraini citizens convicted by the Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court on 15 Mayfollowing a mass trial involving defendants.

These defendants were convicted for their alleged involvement in a terrorist cell, called the “Zulfiqar Brigades” by the Bahraini. 7 June – In a strong opinion released on May 26th, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has ordered Iran to immediately release and provide compensation to Kurdish women’s human rights defender Zeinab Jalalian – believed to be the only female political prisoner currently sentenced to life-imprisonment in Iran.

In its opinion, the WGAD finds that Jalalian’s .