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Committee
CCPR
Communication number(s)
539/1993
Author
Keith Cox
Display name
Cox
Victim
Keith Cox
Countries
  • Canada
  • Date of admissibility
    03 Nov 1993
    Submission date
    04 Jan 1993
    Date of adoption of the Views
    31 Oct 1994
    Session No
    52
    Type of decision
    Adoption of views
    Comment
    8 individual opinions were submitted, signed by 13 Committee members: A. Individual opinions appended to the Committee's decision on admissibility 1. submitted by Mrs. Rosalyn Higgins, co-signed by Messrs. Laurel Francis, Kurt Herndl, Andreas Mavrommatis, Birame Ndiaye and Waleed Sadi (dissenting) 2. submitted by Mrs. Elizabeth Evatt (dissenting) B. Individual opinions appended to the Committee's Views 1. Submitted by Messrs. Kurt Herndl and Waleed Sadi (concurring) 2. Submitted by Mr. Tamar Ban (partly concurring, partly dissenting) 3. Submitted by Messrs. Francisco Jose Aguilar Urbina and Fausto Pocar (dissenting) 4. Submitted by Ms. Christine Chanet (dissenting) 5. Submitted by Mr. Rajsoomer Lallah (dissenting) 6. Submitted by Mr. Bertil Wennergren (dissenting)
    Issues
  • admissibility - exhaustion of domestic remedies
  • admissibility - victim status
  • cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • death penalty
  • discrimination
  • extradition
  • fair trial
  • interim measures
  • right to life
  • torture
  • Articles
  • CCPR-6-1
  • CCPR-6-2
  • CCPR-7
  • CCPR-OP-1
  • CCPR-OP-2
  • CCPR-OP-5-2-b


  • CCPR/C/52/D/539/1993


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