United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
14 January 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 1773/2008
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session
(7–31 October 2014)
Submitted by:

Olga Kozulina (represented by counsel)

Alleged victims:

The author’s father, Alexander Kozulin

State party:


Date of communication:

11 October 2007 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 26 March 2008
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of decision:

21 October 2014

Subject matter:

Ill-treatment, arbitrary arrest; conditions of
detention; presumption of innocence; fair trial
guarantees; defence rights; freedom of assembly

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Liberty and security of person; conditions of
detention; fair trial; right to participate in a
peaceful assembly

Articles of the Covenant:

7; 9; 10; 14 (1), (2) and (3) (b)–(e); 21

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

5 (2) (b)

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