United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
1 December 2014
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 1970/2010
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session
(7–31 October 2014)
Submitted by:

Emina Kožljak and Sinan Kožljak (represented
by counsel, Track Impunity Always–TRIAL)

Alleged victims:

The authors and their missing husband and
father, Ramiz Kožljak

State party:

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of communication:

14 April 2010 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decisions,
transmitted to the State party on 24 June 2010
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of views:

28 October 2014

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance and effective remedy

Substantive issues:

Right to life; prohibition of torture and other illtreatment; liberty and security of person; right to
be treated with humanity and dignity; recognition
of legal personality; right to an effective remedy;
and every child’s right to such measures of
protection as are required by their status as minor

Procedural issues:


Articles of the Covenant:

2, para. 3; 6; 7; 9; 16 and 24, para. 1

Articles of the Optional Protocol:


GE.14-23141 (E)


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