CCPR/C/113/D/2079/2011

United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
12 May 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2079/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session
(16 March–2 April 2015)
Submitted by:

Sapardurdy Khadzhiev (represented by counsel,
Timur Misrikhanov)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:

Turkmenistan

Date of communication:

27 May 2009 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 8 August 2011
(not issued in a document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

1 April 2015

Subject matter:

Habeas corpus; unfair trial; torture

Substantive issues:

Arbitrary detention; right to a fair trial;
prohibition of torture, cruel and inhuman
treatment;
protection
against
unlawful
interference with one’s privacy

Procedural issue:

none

Articles of the Covenant:

7; 9, para. 1; 10, para. 1; 14, paras. 1 and 3 (e)
and (g); 17, para. 1

Article of the Optional Protocol:

2

GE.15-09551 (E)

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