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Jhon Jaime Romaña Denis v. Cameroon, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Opinion No. 24/2006, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/4/40/Add.1 at 94 (2006).


OPINION No. 24/2006 (COLOMBIA) Communication: addressed to the Government on 22 March 2006. Concerning: Mr. Jhon Jaime Romaña Denis.

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 conveys its appreciation to the Government for the information provided on the case.

3. The Working Group forwarded the Government’s response to the source of the communication, which informed the Group that the person in question had been released for lapse of time.

4. Having examined the available information and without pronouncing on the arbitrariness of otherwise of the detention, the Working Group decides to file the case of Mr. Jhon Jaime Romaña Denis unde r the terms of paragraph 17 (a) of its methods of work.

Adopted on 1 September 2006.


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