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Committee
CCPR
Communication number(s)
869/1999
Author
Alexander Padilla and Ricardo III Sunga (legal counsel)
Display name
Piandiong et al.
Victim
Dante Piandiong, Jesus Morallos and Archie Bulan (deceased)
Countries
  • Philippines
  • Date of admissibility
    19 Oct 2000
    Submission date
    15 Jun 1999
    Date of adoption of the Views
    19 Oct 2000
    Session No
    70
    Type of decision
    Adoption of views
    Comment
    Three individual opinions signed by four members were submitted: Individual opinion by Ms. Christine Chanet (partly dissenting); Individual opinion by Ms. Elizabeth Evatt and Ms. Cecilia Medina Quiroga (partly dissenting) Individual opinion by Mr. Martin Scheinin (partly dissenting) Under rule 86 of the Committee's rules of procedure, not to carry out the death sentence against Messrs. Piandiong, Morallos and Bulan, while their case was under consideration by the Committee. Nevertheless, the three men were executed before the Committee concluded its examination of the case.
    Issues
  • accused persons / convicted persons
  • cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
  • death penalty
  • defence, adequate time and facilities
  • defence, preparation of
  • fair trial
  • individual communications procedure, violation of procedure
  • interim measures
  • legal assistance
  • right to life
  • Articles
  • CCPR-14-1
  • CCPR-14-3-b
  • CCPR-14-3-d
  • CCPR-6-1
  • CCPR-6-2
  • CCPR-6-6
  • CCPR-7
  • CCPR-OP


  • CCPR/C/70/D/869/1999


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