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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