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Mr. Wu Hao v. China, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Opinion No. 41/2006, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/7/4/Add.1 at 24 (2007).


OPINION No. 41/2006 (PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA) Communication: addressed to the Government on 1 May 2006. Concerning: Mr. Wu Hao.

The State has signed but 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. Wu Hao was, on 10 July 2006, released and is, therefore, no longer in detention. This fact has been confirmed 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 21 November 2006.



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