United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
19 November 2014
Original: French

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2083/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session
(7–31 October 2014)

GE.14-22365 (E)

Submitted by:

Boughera Kroumi (represented by Philippe
Grant of the Swiss organization Track
Impunity Always (TRIAL))

Alleged victims:

Yahia Kroumi (son of the author) and the
author himself

State party:


Date of communication:

28 July 2011 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 12 August
2011 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

30 October 2014

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance

Substantive issues:

Right to an effective remedy, right to life,
prohibition of torture and cruel or inhuman
treatment, right to liberty and security of
person, respect for the inherent dignity of the
human person, recognition as a person before
the law and unlawful interference with the

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Articles of the Covenant:

Articles 2 (para. 3), 6 (para. 1), 7, 9, 10 (para.
1), 16 and 17

Article of the Optional Protocol:

Article 5 (para. 2 (b))

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