CCPR/C/112/D/2053/2011 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 7 January 2015 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 2053/2011 Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October 2014) Submitted by: B.L. (represented by Balmain for Refugees) Alleged victim: The author State party: Australia Date of communication: 15 April 2011 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 92 and 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 26 April 2011 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 16 October 2014 Subject matter: Deportation to Senegal Substantive issues: Right to life; right to protection from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion Procedural issues: Insufficient substantiation; non-exhaustion of domestic remedies; inadmissibility ratione materiae Articles of the Covenant: 6, 7 and 18 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2, 3 and 5 (para. 2 (b)) GE.15- 00119 (E) 

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