United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
24 May 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the
Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 2422/2014* ,**
Communication submitted by:

Z (represented by counsel, Marianne Vølund)

Alleged victim:


State party:


Date of communication:

10 June 2014 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rules 92 and 97,
transmitted to the State party on 10 June 2014
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

11 March 2016

Subject matter:

Deportation of author to country of origin

Procedural issues:

Admissibility—manifestly ill founded

Substantive issues:

Non-refoulement, refugee status and torture

Articles of the Covenant:

7 and 26

Article of the Optional Protocol:

2 and 3

* Adopted by the Committee at its 116th session (7-31 March 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Ahmed Amin Fathalla,
Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Mauro Politi, Sir Nigel Rodley, Victor Manuel
Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany,
Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.



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