113rd Session in Brief
Overview of the 113th session of the Human Rights Committee (March 2015)
The Committee also adopted the Lists of Issues in relation to the reports of five States: Austria, Benin, Greece, Iraq, Republic of Korea and Suriname.
31 individual communications were discussed, 14 were found to have violations, 2 with no violations, 10 were inadmissible and 5 were discontinued.
Six new members were welcomed to the Committee: Sarah Cleveland (USA), Olivier de Frouville (France), Ivana Jelic (Montenegro), Duncan Laki Muhumuza (Uganda), Photini Pazartzis (Greece) and Mauro Politi (Italy).
The Committee elected by acclamation Fabian Omar Salvioli (Argentina) as its new Chairperson.