United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
15 September 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2288/2013
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session
(29 June-24 July 2015)
Submitted by:

Osayi Omo-Amenaghawon (represented by
counsel, Jens Rye-Andersen)

Alleged victim:

The author and her minor child

State party:


Date of communication:

25 September 2013 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 2 October 2013
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

23 July 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation to Nigeria of victim of human

Procedural issues:

Failure to sufficiently substantiate allegations;
competence ratione materiae

Substantive issues:

Expulsion of aliens; risk of irreparable harm in
country of origin; right to an effective remedy;
right to life; prohibition of torture or cruel,
inhuman or degrading treatment; expulsion of
non-citizen; fair trial; right to freedom of
religion; right to equal protection of the law

Articles of the Covenant:

2, 3, 6, 7, 13, 14, 18, 26 and 27

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2 and 3



Select target paragraph3