Communications 1853 and 1854 (Chile)

1853, is the case of the statement presented to the CIDH by a group of lawyers in Santiago, during the Commission's visit to Chile between July and August 1974.

The Commission considered this case during the course of its thirty-fifth session (May 1975) and, in view of the nature of the statement, it decided to file the statement as the processing required under the Regulations without prejudice taking it into account in the study of human rights in Chile.

1854, of July 25, 1974, on the arrest of Hugo Anselmo Chacaltana Silva, a minor, a denunciation transmitted to the Government of Chile on July 29, 1974.In this note of July 31, 1974 (No. 12847), the Government of Chile provided the following information:

"I refer to your note of July 29, 1974, through which the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights recommends to the Government of Chile that it release or move Hugo Anselmo Chacaltana Silva, because he is a minor.

"In this regard and as I informed the Secretary of the Commission when he visited "Tres Alamos", Chacaltana was released on July 29, 1974."

The Commission examined this case during its thirty-fifth session (May 1975), together with the information provided by the Government of Chile. It decided to file the case without further processing.