CCPR/C/130/D/3786/2020 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 28 May 2021 Original: English Human Rights Committee Decision adopted by the Committee under the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 3786/2020*, ** Communication submitted by: A.P. (represented by counsel, Alaksiej Michalevic and Nikita Matyushchenkov) Alleged victim: The author State party: Lithuania Date of communication: 16 January 2020 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of decision: 6 November 2020 Subject matter: Conditions of detention and right to a fair trial upon extradition of the author to the Russian Federation Procedural issues: Substantiation of claims; exhaustion of domestic remedies Substantive issues: Fair trial; cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; conditions of detention Articles of the Covenant: 7 and 14 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (2) (b) 1.1 The author of the communication is A.P., a national of the Russian Federation. He claims that Lithuania will violate his rights under articles 7 and 14 of the Covenant should it extradite him to the Russian Federation. The Optional Protocol entered into force for Lithuania on 20 February 1992. The author is represented by counsel. 1.2 On 24 January 2020, the Special Rapporteur on new communications and interim measures, acting on behalf of the Committee, decided to deny the author’s request for interim measures to suspend his extradition. The Special Rapporteur also decided to refer the author’s submission to the Committee for consideration of its admissibility. * ** Adopted by the Committee at its 130th session (12 October–6 November 2020). The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Arif Bulkan, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Furuya Shuichi, Christof Heyns, David Moore, Bamariam Koita, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada Cabrera, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, Hélène Tigroudja, Andreas Zimmermann and Gentian Zyberi. GE.21-07016(E)

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