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Mr. Majeed Hameed v. Iraq and United States of America, Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Opinion No. 5/2006, U.N. Doc. A/HRC/4/40/Add.1 at 52 (2006).



OPINION No. 5/2006 (IRAQ AND UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) Communication: addressed to the Government on 25 October 2005. Concerning: Mr. Majeed Hameed.

Both States have 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 that the Government of the United States of America and the source have informed the Group that the above-mentioned person is no longer in detention.

3. Having examined the available information and without prejudging the nature of the detention, the Working Group decides to file the case of Mr. Majeed Hameed under the terms of paragraph 17 (a) of its methods of work.

Adopted on 11 May 2006.


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