United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
11 May 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2515/2014
Decision adopted by the Committee at its 113th session,
(16 March–2 April 2015)
Submitted by:

X (represented by counsel, Helge Norrug)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

11 December 2014 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

1 April 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation to Afghanistan

Procedural issues:

Insufficient substantiation of claims

Substantive issues:

Risk of torture and ill-treatment, infringement of
freedom of religion

Articles of the Covenant:

7; 18 and 26

Article of the Optional Protocol:


GE.15-09222 (E)


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