Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Decision adopted by the Committee under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, concerning communication No. 65/2018 * , **
Communication submitted by:S.S. et al.
Alleged victims:The authors and their son
Date of communication:15 October 2018 (initial submission)
Subject matter:Eviction for occupation without legal title
Substantive issue:Right to adequate housing
Article of the Covenant:11 (1)
1.On 15 October 2018, the authors submitted an individual communication on behalf of themselves and their minor son. On 22 October 2018, the Committee registered the communication and requested the State party to take interim measures to suspend the eviction of the authors and their son pending the consideration of the communication or to provide them with adequate alternative housing, in genuine consultation with them.
2.At its meeting on 10 October 2022, the Committee, having noted that the authors had failed to respond to repeated requests for comments on the State party’s observations, concluded that the authors had lost interest and decided to discontinue consideration of the communication, in accordance with rule 18 of its rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol.