United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
7 September 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2370/2014
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session
(29 June–24 July 2015)

Submitted by:

A.H. (represented by counsel, Helge Nørrung)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

18 March 2014 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s decision under rules 92 and
97, transmitted to the State party on 31 March
2014 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

16 July 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation to Afghanistan

Substantive issues:

Right to life, risk of torture and ill-treatment,
right to a fair trial.

Procedural issues:

Level of substantiation of claims

Articles of the Covenant:

6, 7 and 14

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2, 3 and article 5 (2) (b)



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