CCPR/C/112/D/1965/2010 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 19 January 2015 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 1965/2010 Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October 2014) Submitted by: John Njie Monika (represented by counsel, Martin Dikanjo Esingila) Alleged victim: The author State party: Cameroon Date of communication: 11 January 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 10 August 2010 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 21 October 2014 Subject matter: Assault by a government representative, not followed by investigation or prosecution Procedural issues: Exhaustion of domestic remedies; lack of substantiation Substantive issues: Right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel and inhuman treatment; Right to liberty; right to protection from inhuman treatment; right to family life; right of children to protection; right to an effective remedy; discrimination and equal protection of the law Articles of the Covenant: Articles 2 (paras. 1 and 3); 6 (para. 1); 7; 9 (paras. 1–2) ; and 26 Articles of the Optional Protocol: Articles 2 and 5 (para. 2 (b)) GE.15-00584 (E) 

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