DOS Cable re: Forward of Letter from Theo van Boven

State Department Cable forwarding a letter to the U.S. Mission from Boven re: Riduan "Hambali" Isamuddin.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2003
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Wednesday, December 29, 2004
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B5DC6A 220903Z /38
R 220746Z OCT 03
FM USMISSION GENEVA
TO SECSTATE'WASHDC 7441
INFO USMISSION USUN NEW YORK

UNCLAS GENEVA 003376

FOR IO/SHA, L/HRR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM, UNHRC-1
SUBJECT: SECOND REQUEST: COMMUNICATION FROM SPECIAL
RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE

1.
MISSION HAS RECEIVED A COMMUNICATION FROM THEO VAN BOVEN,
SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ON
TORTURE DATED 8 OCTOBER 2003.

2.
BEGIN TEXT OF LETTER.

"8 OCTOBER 2003

EXCELLENCY,

I HAVE THE HONOUR TO WRITE TO YOU IN MY CAPACITY AS SPECIAL
RAPPORTEUR OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ON TORTURE AND
IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS RESOLUTION
2003/32, ADOPTED AT ITS 59TH SESSION. IN THIS RESOLUTION,
THE COMMISSION INTER ALIA:

"31.CALLS UPON ALL GOVERNMENTS TO COOPERATE WITH AND ASSIST
THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS TASK, TO
SUPPLY ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION REQUESTED BY HIM...,

32.URGES THOSE GOVERNMENTS THAT HAVE NOT YET RESPONDED TO COMMUNICATIONS TRANSMITTED TO THEM BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR TO ANSWER WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY;"
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE

DOS-000489
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E SCHMELZER •
DATE/CASE ID: 10 DEC 2004 200303827

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5/ (03)

A COPY OF ALLEGATIONS SENT PREVIOUSLY IS ATTACHED FOR YOUR
CONVENIENCE. IN THE LIGHT OF THE ABOVE RESOLUTION, I WOULD .
LIKE TO KINDLY REQUEST YOUR GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE INFORMATION
ON THE ALLEGATIONS PREVIOUSLY SENT TO YOU AND AGAIN ATTACHED
HEREWITH. I WOULD BE GRATEFUL IF THE REPLY OF YOUR
GOVERNMENT WERE TO BE RECEIVED'AT THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED
NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS BY 17 NOVEMBER
2003, IN ORDER TO BE ABLE TO-INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT INFORMATION
IN MY REPORT TO THE NEXT SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN
RIGHTS.

PLEASE ACCEPT, EXCELLENCY, THE ASSURANCES OF MY HIGHEST

CONSIDERATION.

//////////////
THEO VAN BOVEN
SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ON
TORTURE."

3.
END TEXT.

4.
MISSION WILL FAX COPY OF NOTE AND ADDITIONAL
COMMUNICATION TO IO/SHA, ATTENTION THOMAS JOHNSON AND LINDA
MUNCY.
MOLEY

NNNN

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