CAT/C/51/D/441/2010 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 17 December 2013 Original: English Committee against Torture Communication No. 441/2010 Decision adopted by the Committee at its fifty-first session, 28 October to 22 November 2013 Submitted by: Alleged victim: Mr. Oleg Evloev (represented by the Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of Law) The complainant State party: Kazakhstan Date of complaint: 20 December 2010 (initial submission) Date of present decision: 5 November 2013 Subject matter: Failure to carry out a prompt and impartial investigation into allegations of torture, to bring perpetrators to justice, provide full and adequate reparation, forced confessions. Substantive issues: Torture; severe pain or suffering; effective measures to prevent torture; right to complain to, and to have one’s case promptly and impartially examined by the authorities; right to fair and adequate compensation, confessions obtained under duress. Procedural issue: Exhaustion of domestic remedies Articles of the Convention: 1, 2, 12, 13, 14 and 15 GE.13-49776 *1349776*

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