CCPR/C/133/D/2510/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 21 December 2021 Original: English Advance unedited version Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2510/2014*,** Submitted by: M.R. (represented by counsel, Niels-Erik Hansen) Alleged victim: The author State party: Denmark Date of communication: 14 December 2014 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 17 December 2014 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 19 October 2021 Subject matter: Deportation to the Islamic Republic of Iran Procedural issues: Rationae materie; level of substantiation of claims Substantive issues: Risk of torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; non-refoulement Articles of the Covenant: 7, 18, 19 Article of the Optional Protocol: 2 1.1 The author of the communication is M.R., a national of the Islamic Republic of Iran born on 29 August 1981. He is subject to deportation to the Islamic Republic of Iran following rejection of his application for refugee status by the Danish authorities. He claimed that by forcibly deporting him to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Denmark would violate his rights under articles 7, * ** Adopted by the Committee at its 133rd session (11 October – 5 November 2021). The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present communication: Wafaa Ashraf Moharram Bassim, Yadh Ben Achour, Mahjoub El Haiba, Shuichi Furuya, Carlos Gómez Martínez, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Changrok Soh, Kobauyah Tchamdja Kpatcha, Hélène Tigroudja, Imeru Tamerat Yigezu and Gentian Zyberi.