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Ms. Elena Urlaeva v. Uzbekistan, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Opinion No. 1/2006, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/4/40/Add.1 at 48 (2006).


OPINION No. 1/2006 (UZBEKISTAN) Communication: addressed to the Government on 18 October 2005. Concerning: Ms. Elena Urlaeva.

The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

1. (Same text as paragraph 1 of Opinion No. 38/2005.)

2. The Working Group notes with appreciation the information received from the Government of Uzbekistan in respect of the case in question within 90 days of the transmittal of the letter by the Working Group.
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3. The Working Group further notes that the Government has informed the Group that the above-mentioned person is no longer in detention. The response of the Government was transmitted to the source, which did not communicate any comments.

4. Having examined the available information and without prejudging the nature of the detention, the Working Group decides to file the case of Ms. Elena Urlaeva under the terms of paragraph 17 (a) of its methods of work.

Adopted on 9 May 2006.



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