CCPR/C/128/D/3018/2017 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 28 May 2020 English Original: Spanish Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 3018/2017*, **, *** Communication submitted by: Simón Mora Carrero and Alcedo Guaicamacuto Mora Carrero, on their own behalf and on behalf of their missing father, Alcedo Mora Márquez (represented by the Venezuelan Programme for Education and Action on Human Rights (PROVEA)) Alleged victims: The authors and Alcedo Mora Márquez State party: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Date of communication: 28 June 2016 Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 28 August 2017 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 11 March 2020 Subject matter: Disappearance Procedural issue: Exhaustion of domestic remedies Substantive issues: Right to an effective remedy; right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel and inhuman treatment; right to liberty and security of person; right of persons deprived of their liberty to be treated with humanity; recognition as a person before the law Articles of the Covenant: 2 (3), 6 (1), 7, 9, 10, 16 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 5 (2) (b) 1. The authors of the communication, dated 28 June 2016, are Simón Mora Carrero and Alcedo Guaicamacuto Mora Carrero, who are brothers. Both are Venezuelan nationals and of legal age. The authors are acting on their own behalf and on behalf of Alcedo Mora * Adopted by the Committee at its 128th session (2–27 March 2020). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Arif Bulkan, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Christof Heyns, Bamariam Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada Cabrera, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, Hélène Tigroudja, Andreas Zimmermann and Gentian Zyberi. *** Two individual opinions by three Committee members (dissenting) are annexed to the present Views. GE.20-07124 (E) 020620  020620

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