CCPR/C/123/D/2831/2016 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 17 August 2018 English Original: French Human Rights Committee Decision adopted by the Committee under the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2831/2016*, ** Communication submitted by: M.A.K. (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Spain Date of communication: 27 July 2016 Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 2 November 2015 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of decision: 13 July 2018 Subject matter: Extradition to the United States of America Procedural issues: Abuse of the right to submit a communication; sufficient substantiation of claims Substantive issues: Articles of the Covenant: 2 (1) and (3), 7, 9 (1) and (5), 10 (1), 14 (1), 15 (1) and 26 Article of the Optional Protocol: 2 * Adopted by the Committee at its 123rd session (2–27 July 2018). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the consideration of the communication: Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Olivier de Frouville, Christof Heyns, Bamarian Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Mauro Politi, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany and Margo Waterval. Pursuant to rule 90 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, the Committee member Sarah Cleveland did not take part in the consideration of the communication. GE.18-13666 (E) 260918 280918 

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