United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
9 December 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2304/2013
Views adopted by the Committee at its 115th session
(19 October-6 November 2015)
Submitted by:

Dzhakishev Mukhtar (represented by counsel
from Grosvenor Law)

Alleged victim:

Dzhakishev Mukhtar

State party:


Date of communication:

9 July 2013 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 12 November
2013 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

6 November 2015

Subject matter:

The author’s illegal detention, condition of
detention, and subsequent unfair trial

Procedural issue:

Admissibility (exhaustion of domestic remedies)

Substantive issues:

Torture, pretrial detention, conditions of
detention, deprivation of liberty, fair trial

Articles of the Covenant:

6 (1); 7 and 9 (1-5); 10 (1); 14 (1), (2) and (3)
(a), (b), (d) and (e)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

1 and 5 (2) (b)



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