United Nations

Convention on the Rights
of Persons with Disabilities

Distr.: General
18 June 2014
Original: Spanish

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Communication No. 8/2012
Views adopted by the Committee at its eleventh session (31 March–11
April 2014)

GE.14-05593 (E)

Submitted by:

Mr. X (represented by counsel, Valeria G.

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

22 June 2012 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 70 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 9 August
2012 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

11 April 2014

Subject matter:

Denial of house arrest, detention conditions,
access to medical care and timely, suitable
rehabilitation services

Substantive issues:

Discrimination on the ground of disability;
reasonable accommodation; equality and
non-discrimination; accessibility; right to life,
health, habilitation and rehabilitation

Procedural issues:

Failure to exhaust domestic remedies, failure
to substantiate claims

Articles of the Convention:

9; 10; 13; 14, paragraph 2; 15, paragraph 2;
17; 25; and 26

Article of the Optional Protocol:

2 (d) and (e)

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