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Communication 1910 (Argentina)
1910, of December 18, 1974, denouncing the arbitrary arrest of a number of lawyers in the Republic of Argentina, whose names it lists, who were engaged in defending political prisoners.In a note of March 17, 1975, the Commission requested that the Government of Argentina provide the necessary information. A copy of that note was transmitted to the Mission of Argentina to the OAS on March 18, 1975. In a note of March 18, 1975, the Secretariat informed the claimant of the measures taken with regard to the denunciation..
The Mission of Argentina to the OAS, in a communication dated March 21, l975 (SG 103-7.2.50) acknowledged receipt of the Commission's note. The Government of Argentina has not sent the information requested.
The Commission examined this communication during the course of its thirty-fifth session (May 1975) and noted that the Government of Argentina had not yet replied to the request for information filed on March 17. It therefore decided:
Pursuant to point a note was sent to the government of Argentina on August 7, 1975, and a copy of that note was sent to the Argentine Mission to the OAS on August 18. As for point b, a note was sent to the Federation of Bar 88 Associations of the Republic of Argentina on August 26, 1975. On August 22, the claimant was informed of the measures taken with regard to the complaint.
The Commission continued its examination of this case at the Thirty-sixth session (October 1975), taking the following into account:
Pursuant to this decision, a cable was sent to the Government of Argentina on October 22, 1975.
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