CCPR/C/112/D/2018/2010 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 8 January 2015 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 2018/2010 Views adopted by the Committee at its 112nd session (7–31 October 2014) Submitted by: Kedar Chaulagain (represented by counsel, Mandira Sharma, Advocacy Forum-Nepal, and Carla Ferstman, Redress Fund) Alleged victims: The author and his deceased daughter, Subhadra Chaulagain State party: Nepal Date of communication: 7 December 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 22 December 2010 (not issued in document form) The Committee’s decision on admissibility of 8 March 2012 (CCPR/C/104/D/2018/2010) Date of adoption of Views: 28 October 2014 Subject matter: Arbitrary arrest and detention, torture, inhuman and degrading treatment, and subsequent extrajudicial killing of a girl suspected of being a member of the Communist Party (Maoist) Substantive issues: Right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; right to liberty and security of the person; respect for the inherent dignity of the human person; right to an effective remedy; equal protection of the law Procedural issues: Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies Articles of the Covenant: 2 (para. 3) in conjunction with 6, 7, 9, 10 and 26 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (para. 2 (b)) GE.15-00142 (E) 

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