Key guidelines on enforced disappearances in the context of COVID-19

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The Committee and the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances recall that enforced disappearance is prohibited in all circumstances. They developed eight key guidelines to assist Member States to continue to respect their international obligations in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.

Judgment Date

September 18, 2020

Country

Universal

Judicial Body

Committee on Enforced Disappearances

Articles violated

Article 1 [ICPPED], Article 2 [ICPPED], Article 12(1) [ICPPED], Article 12(2) [ICPPED], Article 12(3b) [ICPPED], Article 15 [ICPPED], Article 16 [ICPPED], Article 17(3) [ICPPED], Article 18 [ICPPED], Article 19 [ICPPED], Article 20(2) [ICPPED], Article 21 [ICPPED], Article 24(3) [ICPPED], Article 24(4) [ICPPED], Article 24(6) [ICPPED], Article 24(7) [ICPPED]

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