CCPR/C/112/D/2031/2011 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 25 November 2014 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 2031/2011 Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October 2014) Submitted by: Ram Kumar Bhandari (represented by counsel, Track Impunity Always-TRIAL) Alleged victim: The author and Tej Bahadur Bhandari (his father) State party: Nepal Date of communication: 14 December 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 17 February 2011 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of views: 29 October 2014 Subject matter: Enforced disappearance Substantive issues: Right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel and inhuman treatment; right to liberty and security of person; respect for the inherent dignity of the human person; recognition as a person before the law; and right to an effective remedy Procedural issues: Exhaustion of domestic remedies Articles of the Covenant: 6; 7; 9; 10 and 16, alone and read in conjunction with article 2, para. 3 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 5, para. 2 (b) GE.14-22802 (E) 

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