Thursday, July 28, 2016

ICHR Accepts Denunciation of CUBA for Violation of Ángel Santiesteban’s Human Rights

ICHR Accepts Denunciation of #CUBA for Violation of Ángel
Santiesteban's Human Rights / Ángel Santiesteban

Angel Santiesteban, 30 March 2016 — The denunciation of the violation
of Ángel Santiesteban's human rights has been accepted by the
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The organization has
given the Castro dictatorship a three-month deadline to respond.

– The Edito

[A translation of the letter from the IACHR, addressed to Ángel
Santiesteban's editor, Elisa Tabakman, follows below.]

14 March 2016

RE: Ángel Lázaro Santiesteban Prats

Dear Madam:

I have the pleasure of contacting you on behalf of the Inter-American
Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) regarding the above-cited petition in
reference to the situation of Ángel Lázaro Santiesteban Prats in Cuba,
which was received by this Executive Secretariat on 13 June 2013.

I hereby inform you that by way of a note dated today, the parts of your
petition pertinent to the Government of Cuba have been remitted and a
due date of three months has been from the date of transmission of the
present communication for a presentation of observations, in accordance
with Article 30 of the Rules of the IACHR.

The present information request does not constitute a prejudgment
regarding the decision that the IACHR will eventually make on the
admissibility of this petition.

Likewise, you are informed that based on Article 40(1) of the Rules of
the IACHR, at any phase of the investigation of a petition or case, by
its own initiative o upon the request of the parties, the IACHR will
make itself available to the petitioners and to the State, with the goal
of reaching an amicable solution founded on the respect for human rights
established in the American Convention, the American Declaration, and
other applicable instruments.

I take this opportunity to give you my most cordial greetings,

Elizabeth Abi-Mershed
Adjunct Executive Secretary

Source: ICHR Accepts Denunciation of #CUBA for Violation of Ángel
Santiesteban's Human Rights / Ángel Santiesteban – Translating Cuba -

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