United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
10 November 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2143/2012
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session
(29 June-24 July 2015)

Submitted by:

Dalisa Dovadzija and Sakiba Dovdzija
(represented by TRIAL: Track Impunity Always)

Alleged victim:

Salih Dovadžija (Sakiba Dovadžija’s husband
and Dalisa Dovadžija’s father)

State party:

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of communication:

12 March 2012 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s decision under rules 92 and
97, transmitted to the State party on 6 February
2014 (not issued in a document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

22 July 2015

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance and effective remedy

Procedural issues:


Substantive issues:

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

Articles of the Covenant:

Articles 2 (3); 6; 7; 9; 16; 17; 23 (1); and 24 (1)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

Article 2



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