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Mr. Naïf Salem Mohamed Adjim Al Ahbabi v. Qatar, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Opinion No. 34/2006, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/7/4/Add.1 at 9 (2007).


OPINION No. 34/2006 (QATAR) Communication: addressed to the Government on 21 June 2006. Concerning: Mr. Naïf Salem Mohamed Adjim Al Ahbabi.

The State has not ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

1. (Same text as paragraph 1 of Opinion No. 32/2006.)

2. The Working Group conveys its appreciation to the Government for having provided the requested information.

3. The Working Group further notes that the Government concerned has informed the Group that Mr. Al Ahbabi was released and is, therefore, no longer in detention. This information has not been contradicted by the source.

4. Having examined all the information submitted to it and without prejudging the arbitrary nature of the detention, the Working Group, on the basis of paragraph 17 (a) of its methods of work, decides to file the case.

Adopted on 16 November 2006.


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