CED/C/10/D/1/2013 United Nations International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance Distr.: General 12 April 2016 English Original: Spanish Committee on Enforced Disappearances Views approved by the Committee under article 31 of the Convention for communication No. 1/2013*, ** Submitted by: Estela Deolinda Yrusta and Alejandra del Valle Yrusta (represented by the Provincial Public Defender of Santa Fe, Argentina, Gabriel Ganón) Alleged victims: The authors and their disappeared brother, Roberto Agustín Yrusta State party: Argentina Date of communication: 11 September 2013 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s decision under article 31 of the Convention, transmitted to the State party on 20 September 2013 (not issued in document form); decision on admissibility adopted on 6 February 2015 Date of Views: 11 March 2016 Subject matter: Enforced disappearance while in detention Substantive issues: Enforced disappearance and participation of family members in related judicial and investigative proceedings Procedural issues: Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies; competence ratione materiae; lack of cooperation by the State party in the consideration of the communication * Approved by the Committee at its tenth session (7-18 March 2016). ** The following members of the Committee took part in the consideration of the communication: Mohammed Al-Obaidi, Santiago Corcuera Cabezut, Emmanuel Decaux, Daniel Figallo Rivadeneyra, María Clara Galvis Patino, Rainer Huhle, Suela Janina, Juan José López Ortega, Kimio Yakushiji. In accordance with article 47 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, Luciano Hazan, member of the Committee, did not take part in the consideration of the communication. GE.16-05682 (E) 210416 210416 

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