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Other Decisions CCPR/C/130/D/3042/2017 (27/01/2021)

Authority: UN Committee for Human Rights

Date: 01/27/2021

Subject: The decision of the United Nations Committee for Human Rights, found the violation of article 6 (right to life) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by Italy with regard to the death of 200 migrants, who were on board a vessel that sank in the Mediterranean in 2013, and asked the State to carry out an independent and effective investigation and to adopt all necessary measures to prevent similar violations in the future

Parties: Italy

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life

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