CCPR/C/122/D/2364/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 25 May 2018 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2364/2014*, ** Communication submitted by: Sarita Devi Sharma, Bijaya Sharma Paudel and Basanta Sharma Paudel (represented by counsel, Philip Grant, of Track Impunity Always) Alleged victim: The authors State party: Nepal Date of communication: 20 December 2013 Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 21 March 2014 Date of adoption of Views: 6 April 2018 Subject matter: Enforced disappearance Procedural issues: Failure to sufficiently substantiate allegations; exhaustion of domestic remedies 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; right not to be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interferences with one’s family life; right to be protected as a family; right to special protection as a minor and right to an effective remedy. Articles of the Covenant: 2 (3), 6, 7, 9 (1–4), 10 (1), 16, 17, 23 (1) and 24 (1) Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (2) (b) * Adopted by the Committee at its 122nd session (12 March–6 April 2018). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Christof Heyns, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Bamariam Koita, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany and Margo Waterval. GE.18-08388(E) 

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