CCPR/C/116/D/1941/2010 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 28 April 2016 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 1941/2010*,** Communication submitted by: Vladimir Vasilievich Neporozhnev (not represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Russian Federation Date of communication: 21 March 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 14 May 2010 (not issued in a document form) Date of adoption of Views: 11 March 2016 Subject matter: Allegations of torture in pretrial detention not investigated adequately by the State party and unfair trial Procedural issues: Admissibility – exhaustion of domestic remedies; admissibility – manifestly ill-founded Substantive issues: Effective remedy, fair trial, torture – prompt and impartial investigation Articles of the Covenant: 2 (1) and (3) (a), (b) and (c), 7, 14 (1), (2), (3) (d), (e) and (g) and (5) and 15 (2) Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (2) (a) and (b) * 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, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Mauro Politi, Sir Nigel Rodley, Víctor Manuel Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval. GE.16-06957(E) 

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