United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
22 June 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the
Optional Protocol, concerning communication No.
2402/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

A.A.I. and A.H.A. (represented by the Danish
Refugee Council)

Alleged victim:

The authors and their two children

State party:


Date of communication:

27 May 2014 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 27 May 2014 (not issued in
document form)

Date of adoption of decision:

29 March 2016

Subject matter:

Deportation from Denmark to Italy

Procedural issues:

Insufficient substantiation

Substantive issues:

Risk of being exposed to inhuman or degrading

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, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Duncan Laki
Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Sir Nigel Rodley, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja
Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.
Four opinions signed by five Committee members are annexed to the present decision.

GE.16-10167 (E)

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