United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
11 December 2015
Original: French

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 1895/2009
Decision adopted by the Committee at its 115th session
(19 October-6 November 2015)
Submitted by:

S.R. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victims:

A.B.K. (his wife), N.U.R. (his daughter),
S.B.R. (his daughter) and the author

State party:


Date of communication:

9 July 2009 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 18 August
2009 (not issued in document form)

Date of decision:

2 November 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation to Rwanda

Procedural issues:

Lack of cooperation from the State party

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of torture and cruel or inhuman
treatment; prohibition of discrimination;
equality of men and women before the law;
right to recognition as a person before the
law; right to protection of the family; right
to protection of the child

Articles of the Covenant:

2 (para. 1), 3, 7, 16, 23 (para. 1), 24 and 26

Article of the Optional Protocol: None

GE.15-21844 (E)




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