United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
4 May 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4)
of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 2347/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

K.G. (represented by counsels from the Danish
Refugee Council)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

10 February 2014 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rules 92 and 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 12 February 2014 (not issued
in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

22 March 2016

Subject matter:

Deportation to Sri Lanka

Procedural issues:

Insufficient substantiation of claims

Substantive issues:

Risk of torture and ill-treatment

Article of the Covenant:


Article of the Optional Protocol:


* Adopted by the Committee at its 116th session (7-31 March 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić,
Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, Niger Rodley, Víctor Manuel Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar
Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and
Margo Waterval.



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