United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
9 December 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2048/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 115th session
(19 October-6 November 2015)
Submitted by:

Emira Kadirić and Dino Kadirić (represented by
counsel, TRIAL: Track Impunity Always)

Alleged victims:

The authors and Ermin Kadirić (their husband
and father, respectively)

State party:

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of communication:

24 January 2011 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decisions,
transmitted to the State party on 15 April 2011
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

5 November 2015

Subject matter:

Arbitrary arrest and detention, torture, inhuman
and degrading treatment, extrajudicial killing and
subsequent removal and concealment of the
mortal remains

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Right to life; torture; cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment or punishment; liberty and
security of person; human dignity; protection of
the law; children rights; right to an effective

Articles of the Covenant:

2 (3), 6, 7, 9, 16, 24 and 26

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

5 (2) (b)



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