Communication No. 1678 (BRAZIL)

Communication No. 1678, dated April 14, 1970, supported by complaints of April 16, May and 6, June 29, and July 1, 4, 5, 7 and 16, 1970, denouncing persecution of the Brazilian lawyer, Dr. Salomão da Silva, by the Bar Association of Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul chapter.

The Commission considered this case at its Twenty-fourth Session (October 1970) and decided to postpone its study until it obtained information that would permit a decision based on a complete knowledge of the alleged violations specified in the denunciation. It entrusted Dr.

Carlos A. Dunshee de Abranches, in his capacity as rapporteur, with

At its Twenty-fifth Session (March 1971), the Commission considered communication No. 1678 together with a report presented by the rapporteur, and decided to declare it inadmissible pursuant to Article 39 d) of its Regulations, since it refers to acts or situations that are not related to disrespect for human rights on the part of the government against which the complaint is directed.