United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
24 May 2017
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the
Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 2681/2015**, ***



Communication submitted by:

Y.A.A. and F.H.M. (represented by the Danish
Refugee Council)

Alleged victim:

The authors

State party:


Date of communication:

11 November 2015 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 18 November 2015 (not issued
in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

10 March 2017

Subject matter:

Degrading and inhuman treatment, deportation to

Substantive issues:

Torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
or punishment

Article of the Covenant:


Reissued for technical reasons on 14 June 2017.
Adopted by the Committee at its 119th session (6-29 March 2017).
The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Olivier de Frouville, Ahmed
Amin Fathalla, Christof Heyns, Yuji Iwasawa, Bamariam Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Duncan Laki
Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, José Manuel Santos Pais, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany and Margo
Waterval. In accordance with article 90 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, Mauro Politi did not
participate in the consideration of the communication.




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