CCPR/C/128/D/2384/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 8 June 2020 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2384/2014*, ** Communication submitted by: Zhanysbek Khalmamatov, represented by Utkir Dzhabbarov Alleged victim: The author State party: Kyrgyzstan Date of communication: 13 September 2012 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 30 April 2014 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 13 March 2020 Subject matter: Torture; arbitrary detention; denial of fair trial Procedural issue: None Substantive issues: Torture; lack of investigation; arbitrary detention; denial of fair trial Articles of the Covenant: 2 (3) (a), 7, 9 (1), (3) and (4) and 14 (3) (b), (d) and (g) Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (2) (b) 1. The author is Zhanysbek Khalmamatov, a national of Kyrgyzstan born in 1971. He claims to be a victim of a violation by Kyrgyzstan of his rights under article 7, read alone and in conjunction with article 2 (3) (a), and articles 9 (1), (3) and (4) and 14 (3) (b), (d) and (g) of the Covenant. The Optional Protocol entered into force for the State party on 7 January 1995. The author is represented by counsel. * Adopted by the Committee at its 128th session (2–27 March 2020). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Arif Bulkan, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Christof Heyns, Bamariam Koita, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, Hélène Tigroudja, Andreas Zimmermann and Gentian Zyberi. GE.20-07552(E) 

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