United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
19 November 2014
Original: French

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2046/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October
Submitted by:

Hadhoum Hmeed Mohamed (represented by
Alkarama for Human Rights)

Alleged victims:

Saleh Salem Hmeed (the author’s husband),
Al Sadek Saleh Hmeed (the author’s son), Al
Mahdi Saleh Hmeed (the author’s son), Ali
Saleh Hmeed (the author’s son), Adel Saleh
Hmeed (the author’s son), and Fredj Saleh
Hmeed (the author’s son), and herself (as
wife and mother of the victims)

State party:


Date of communication:

4 February 2011 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 13 April
2011 (not issued in document form)

Date of decision:

17 October 2014

Subject matters:

Arbitrary arrest and detention; cruel, inhuman
or degrading treatment

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of torture and cruel or inhuman
treatment; right to liberty and security of
person; respect for the inherent dignity of the
human person; right to privacy; right to
family protection; freedom of expression and
opinion; right to peaceful assembly; and right
to an effective remedy

Procedural issue:

Lack of cooperation from the State party

Articles of the Covenant:

2 (para. 3), 7, 9 (paras. 1–5), 10 (para. 1), 17,

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