CCPR/C/86/992/2001 page 2 Substantive issues: Right to liberty and security of person; arbitrary arrest and detention; right to be brought promptly before a judge; right to counsel; right to life; prohibition of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment; trial in absentia leading to the death penalty Articles of the Covenant: 2, paragraph 3; 6, paragraph 1; 7; 9, paragraphs 1, 3 and 4; 10, paragraph 1; and 14, paragraph 3 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5, paragraph 2 (a) On 30 March 2006, the Human Rights Committee adopted its Views, under article 5, paragraph 4, of the Optional Protocol in respect of communication No. 992/2001. The text of the Views is appended to the present document. [ANNEX]

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