United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
8 May 2017
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the
Optional Protocol, concerning communication No.
2184/2012*, **
Communication submitted by:

Ram Maya Nakarmi (represented by counsel,
Philip Grant, of Track Impunity Always —

Alleged victim:

The author, Padam Narayan Nakarmi (her
husband) and Luman Nakarmi (their minor

State party:


Date of communication:

31 January 2012 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 2 August 2012 (not issued in
document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

10 March 2017

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies; failure to
sufficiently substantiate allegations

Substantive issues:

Right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel and
inhuman treatment; right to liberty and security
of person; respect for the inherent dignity of the
human person; recognition as a person before the
law; right of the child to measures of protection;
right to an effective remedy

Articles of the Covenant:

2 (3), 6, 7, 9, 10, 16 and 24 (1)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2 and 5 (2) (b)

* Adopted by the Committee at its 119th session (6 March-29 March 2017).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Olivier de
Frouville, Christof Heyns, Yuji Iwasawa, Bamariam Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Duncan Laki
Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, José Manuel Santos Pais, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval
Shany and Margo Waterval.



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