the @UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention report on the three Catalan political prisoners
The non-official translation into English -commissioned by @assemblea- of the @UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention report on the three Catalan political prisoners is already available. https://int.assemblea.cat/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/WorkingGroupOnArbitraryDetention.Opinion6.2019-1.pdf
150.In accordance with paragraph 20 of its working methods, the WorkingGroup requests the source and the Government to provide information on the follow-up measures adopted with respect to the recommendations made in this opinion, in particular:(a)If Messrs Cuixart, Sànchez and Junqueras have been released and, if so, on what date;(b) If compensation or other reparations have been awarded to Messrs Cuixart, Sànchez and Junqueras;(c)If the violation of the rights of Messrs Cuixart, Sànchez and Junqueras has been investigated and, if so, the result of the investigation;(d) If legislative amendments have been approved or modifications have been made in practice to harmonize Spanish laws and practices with their international obligations in accordance with this opinion;(e)If any other action has been taken to apply this opinion.
151.The Government is invited to inform the Working Group of any difficulties it may have encountered in the implementation of the recommendations formulated in the present opinion and to indicate whether it needs additional technical assistance, for example through a visit from the Working Group.
152.The Working Group requests the source and the Government to provide the above-mentioned information within a period of six months from the date of transmission of this opinion. However, the Working Group reserves the right to undertake its own follow-up of the opinion if new matters of concern in relation to the case are brought to its attention. This follow-up procedure will allow the Working Group to keep the Human Rights Council informed of the progress made in applying its recommendations, as ADVANCE NON-EDITED VERSIONA/HRC/WGAD/2019Non-officialtranslation commissioned by the Catalan National Assembly https://int.assemblea.cat/18well as, where appropriate, the deficiencies observed.
153.The Working Group would remind that the Human Rights Council has encouraged all States to collaborate with the Working Group, and has asked them to take their views into account and, if necessary, take appropriate measures to remedy the situation of persons arbitrarily deprived of their liberty, and to inform the Working Group of the measures they have adopted.2