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Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Salah al-Assad v. Yemen, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Opinion No. 7/2006, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/4/40/Add.1 at 53 (2006).

OPINION No. 7/2006 (YEMEN) Communication: addressed to the Government on 17 November 2005. Concerning: Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Salah al-Assad.

The State has ratified 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 Yemen in respect of the case in question within 90 days of the transmittal of the letter by the Working Group.

3. The Working Group further notes that the source has informed the Group that the above-mentioned person is no longer in detention.

4. Having examined the available information and without prejudging the nature of the detention, the Working Group decides to file the case of Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Salah al-Assad under the terms of paragraph 17 (a) of its methods of work.

Adopted on 11 May 2006.


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