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Abdullah William Webster v. United States of America, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, U.N. Doc. E/CN.4/2006/7/Add.1 at 76 (2005).



Communication addressed to the Government on 10 March 2005.

Concerning Mr. Abdullah William Webster.

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

1. (Same text as paragraph 1 of opinion No. 20/2004.)

2. The Working Group notes with appreciation the information forwarded by the Government concerned in respect of the case in question.

3. The Working Group further notes that the Government has informed it that the above-named person is no longer in detention, having been released on 30 April 2005, which was confirmed by the source.

4. Having examined the available information, and without prejudging the arbitrary character of the detention, the Working Group decides, in conformity with paragraph 17 (a) of its revised methods of work, to file the case of Mr. Abdullah William Webster.

Adopted on 30 August 2005


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