United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
7 May 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2054/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session
(16 March–2 April 2015)

GE.15-09068 (E)


Submitted by:

Mamatkarim Ernazarov (represented by
counsel, Saidkamal Akhmedov)

Alleged victim:

The author’s brother Rakhmonberdi

State party:


Date of communication:

11 March 2011 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 92 and rule 97
decision, transmitted to the State party on
26 April 2011 (not issued in a document

Date of adoption of Views:

25 March 2015

Subject matter:

Death of the author’s brother while in
custody of the police

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Life; effective remedy; torture; prompt
and impartial investigation

Articles of the Covenant:

Articles 6 (1) and 7 alone and in
conjunction with article 2 (3)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

Article 5 (2 (b))

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