United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
21 December 2021
Original: English

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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:


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:


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.

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