United Nations


International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
26 November 2014
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2126/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session
(7–31 October 2014)


Submitted by:

Kesmatulla Khakdar, (represented by counsel,
Ms. Tsytlina and Mr. Golubok)

Alleged victims:

The author

State party:

Russian Federation

Date of communication:

7 December 2011(initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 22 December
2011 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of decision:

17 October 2014

Subject matter:

Potential deportation of the author to
Afghanistan after withdrawal of asylum

Procedural issues:

Non-exhaustion; abuse of the right to submission

Substantive issues:

Torture; right to protection from unlawful
interference with privacy and family

Articles of the Covenant:

7; 17

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2; 3; 5, paragraph 2 (b)

Reissued for technical reasons on 15 December 2014.

GE.14-22928 (E)


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