26 July 1978


Communication No. 10/1977; U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/15/D/10/1977


human rights committee

  Fourth Session  
  10 July 2 August 1978  

Alice Altesor and Victor Hugo Altesor






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BEFORE: CHAIRMAN: Mr. Andreas v. Mavrommatis (Cyprus)
VICE-CHHAIRMEN: Mr. Luben G. Koulishev (Bulgaria), Mr. Rajsoomer Lallah (Mauritius), Mr. Torkel Opsahl (Norway)
RAPPORTEUR: Mr. Diego Uribe Vargas (Colombia).
MEMBERS: Mr. Mohamed Ben-Fadhel (Tunisia), Mr. Ole Mogens Espersen (Denmark), Sir Vincent Evans (United Kingdom), Mr. Manouchehr Ganji (Iran), Mr. Bernhard Graefrath (German Democratic Republic), Mr. Vladimir Hanga (Romania), Mr. Haissam Kelani (Syrian Arab Republic), Mr. Fernando Mora Rojas (Costa Rica), Mr. Anatoly Petrovich Movchan (Soviet Union), Mr. Julio Prado Vallejo (Ecuador), Mr. Fulgence Seminega (Rwanda), Mr. Walter Surma Tarnopolsky (Canada), Mr. Christian Tomuschat (Federal Republic of Germany).
PermaLink: http://www.worldcourts.com/hrc/eng/decisions/1978.07.26_Altesor_v_Uruguay.htm
Citation: Altesor v. Uruguay, Comm. 10/1977, U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/OP/1, at 6 (HRC 1978)
Publications: Office of the U.N. High Comm'r for Human Rights, Human Rights Committee: Selected Decisions under the Optional Protocol, Vol. I, at 6, U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/OP/1, U.N. Sales No. E.84.XIV.2 (1985)

Request to State party for medical report on alleged victim-Notice to authors of Committee's preclusion if same matter before IACHR


Article of Optional. Protocol: 5 (2) (a)


The Human Rights Committee decides:


1.         That the State party be informed that the Committee has taken note, with appreciation, of the information provided by the State party pursuant' to paragraph (c) of the Committee's decision of 26 January 1978, concerning the medical examination and state of health of Alberto Altesor, and that the Committee is looking forward to early receipt of the medical report;


2.         That upon receipt, the medical report be transmitted to the authors for their information;


3.         That the authors of the communication be informed, (a) That on the basis of the information before the Committee, and in the absence of more specific information from the authors in support of their contention to the contrary, it appears that case No. 2112 before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights concerns the same matter as that submitted to the Committee by the authors; (b) That, accordingly, the Committee may be precluded by article 5 (2) (a) of the Optional Protocol from continuing consideration of the communication, unless the authors furnish more specific information in support of their contention that it is not the same matter;


4.         That the text of this decision be communicated to the State party and the authors.




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