United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
11 October 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the
Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 2227/2012*, **
Communication submitted by:

Akmurat Halbayewich Yegendurdyyew
(represented by counsel, Shane H. Brady)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

3 September 2012 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 7 December 2012 (not issued
in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

14 July 2016

Subject matters:

Conscientious objection to compulsory military
service; inhuman and degrading treatment;
conditions of detention

Procedural issues:


Substantive issues:

Freedom of conscience; inhuman and degrading
treatment; conditions of detention

Articles of the Covenant:

7, 10 and 18 (1)

Article of the Optional Protocol:

5 (2) (b)

* Adopted by the Committee at its 117th session (20 June-15 July 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present
communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville,
Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, Sir Nigel Rodley, Víctor Manuel
Rodríguez Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Yuval Shany and Margo Waterval.

GE.16-17504 (E)


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