United Nations CCPR/C/112/D/2126/2011* 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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