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New Core International Human Rights Treaties, The by United Nations

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This ebook reproduces the recent center common human rights treaties in pocket-size. by means of issuing the most recent center tools during this undemanding structure, the United international locations excessive Commissioner for Human Rights needs to cause them to extra available, specifically to executive officers, civil society, human rights defenders, felony practitioners, students, person voters and others with an curiosity in human rights norms and criteria.

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It shall ensure in particular that persons suspected of having committed an offence of enforced disappearance are not in a position to influence the progress of an investigation by means of pressure or acts of intimidation or reprisal aimed at the complainant, witnesses, relatives of the disappeared person or their defence counsel, or at persons participating in the investigation. Article 13 1. For the purposes of extradition between States Parties, the offence of enforced disappearance shall not be regarded as a political offence or as an offence connected with a political offence or as an offence inspired by political motives.

After examining the findings of such an inquiry, the Committee shall transmit these findings to the State Party concerned together with any comments and recommendations. 4. The State Party concerned shall, within six months of receiving the findings, comments and recommendations transmitted by the Committee, submit its observations to the Committee. 5. Such an inquiry shall be conducted confidentially and the cooperation of the State Party shall be sought at all stages of the proceedings. Article 7 1.

The Committee may request further information from States Parties relevant to the implementation of the present Convention. 32 The New Core International Human Rights Treaties 2. If a State Party is significantly overdue in the submission of a report, the Committee may notify the State Party concerned of the need to examine the implementation of the present Convention in that State Party, on the basis of reliable information available to the Committee, if the relevant report is not submitted within three months following the notification.

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