United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
2 December 2014
Original: French

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2325/2013
Decision adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October
Submitted by:

Jean Emmanuel Kandem Foumbi

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

18 November 2013 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 30 December
2013 (not issued in document form)

Date of decision:

28 October 2014

Subject matters:

Legality of detention; detention conditions

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of torture and cruel and inhuman
treatment; right to liberty and security of
person; right of all persons deprived of their
liberty to be treated with humanity and
respect for the inherent dignity of the human

Procedural issues:

Non-substantiation; exhaustion of domestic
remedies; incompatibility with the
Covenant’s provisions

Articles of the Covenant:

Articles 1, 2, 4 (para. 2), 5 (para. 2), 6, 7, 9
(paras. 1 and 4), 10, 11, 12, 14 (paras. 1, 2
and 3 (c)) and 15 (para. 1)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

Articles 2, 3 and 5 (para. 2 (b))


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