United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
26 November 2014
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2051/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session
(7–31 October 2014)

Submitted by:

Jit Man Basnet and Top Bahadur Basnet
(represented by counsel, Track Impunity

Alleged victim:

The authors

State party:


Date of communication:

8 February 2011 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 21 April 2011
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

29 October 2014

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of torture and cruel and inhuman
treatment, right to liberty and security of person,
respect for the inherent dignity of the human
person, recognition as a person before the law
and right to an effective remedy

Procedural issue:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies; level of
substantiation of claims

Articles of the Covenant:

7, 9, 10 and 16 alone, and in conjunction with
article 2 (para. 3)

Article of the Optional Protocol:

2 and 5 (para. 2 (b))

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