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SG/Inf (2006) 5 28 February 2006

Report by the Secretary General on the use of his powers under Article 52 of the European Convention on Human Rights, in the light of reports suggesting that individuals, notably persons suspected of involvement in acts of terrorism, may have been arrested and detained, or transported while deprived of their liberty, by or at the instigation of foreign agencies, with the active or passive co-operation of States Parties to the Convention or by States Parties themselves at their own initiative, without such deprivation of liberty having been acknowledged

This report may also be referred to as (short title):

Secretary General's report under Article 52 ECHR on the question of secret detention and transport of detainees suspected of terrorist acts, notably by or at the instigation of foreign agencies.

Appendix II - Responses given by States Parties to questions 1 to 3: indicative list of questions to be (further) addressed.28

State Party Questions in respect of which further explanations will be requested
Albania All four questions (letter already sent on 22/2/2006 )
Andorra Question 1.
Armenia Question 1.
Austria None.
Azerbaijan Question 1.
Belgium None.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Questions 1, 2 and 3.
Bulgaria Question 1.
Croatia Question 1.
Cyprus Question 1.
Czech Republic None.
Denmark Question 1.
Estonia Question 1.
Finland Question 3.
France Question 1.
Georgia Questions 1 and 2.
Germany None.
Greece Questions 1 and 2.
Hungary None.
Iceland None.
Ireland None.
Italy Questions 1 and 2.
Latvia Question 1.
Liechtenstein Question 1.
Lithuania Question 1.
Luxembourg Question 1.
Malta Questions 1 and 2.
Moldova Question 1.
Monaco Question 1.
Netherlands None.
Norway None.
Poland None.
Portugal Question 1.
Romania Question 1.
Russia None.
San Marino Question 1.
Serbia and Montenegro Question 1.
Slovakia Question 1.
Slovenia Questions 1, 2 and 3.
Spain Question 1.
Sweden Question 1.
Switzerland None.
“The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ” Question 1.
Turkey Questions 1, 2 and 3.
Ukraine Questions 1, 2 and 3.
United Kingdom None.

28 See paragraphs 32-77 of the report. This appendix only consists of a formal and indicative overview, in light of Article 52 requirements. For each country those questions are indicated on which further explanations are necessary.

Note that while in some cases no questions have been indicated as needing further explanations, some clarifications or information on specific aspects of the three questions may nonetheless be necessary.

For a substantive analysis of the replies received in the light of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the ECHR, see Section IV of the report.

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