Center For Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
ANNUAL REPORT 1978
OBSERVATIONS THE COMMISSION DEEMS APPROPRIATE IN CONNECTION WITH THE COMMUNICATIONS IT HAS RECEIVED
During the period covered by this report, the Committee opened 1044 separate cases of alleged human rights violations pursuant to the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man.
In accordance with its Statute (Article 9 (bis) c), the Commission considered that its annual report to the General Assembly shall contain observations only on those cases that have been processed and examined during the period covered by the report, and in which a disregard for human rights has been confirmed and, the appropriate recommendations have been made to the government concerned in application of the provisions of the pertinent articles of its regulations, and where it has been decided to publish appropriate parts of those recommendations in consideration of the deadlines deemed pertinent by the Commission.
Consequently, in compliance with the provision contained in Resolution XXII of the Second Special Inter-American Conference (paragraph 4), in the Charter of the OAS (Article 150), and in Article 57 of its regulations, the Commission submits to the General Assembly of the Organization for its consideration those observations deemed appropriate with regard to those cases that meet the above mentioned requirements.