United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
16 September 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Decision of the Human Rights Committee under the Optional
Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political
Rights (114th session)

Communication No. 2174/2012*
Submitted by:


Alleged victim:

The author and her son

State party:


Date of communication:

17 April 2009

Substantive issue:

Death in custody of the author’s son

The Human Rights Committee, established under article 28 of the International
Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
Meeting on 23 July 2015,
Decides to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 2174/2012 for
failure by counsel to respond to the Committee’s requests for information.

* The following members of the Committee participated in the consideration of the present
communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić,
Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, Sir Nigel Rodley, Víctor Manuel
Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany,
Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.



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