CCPR/C/121/D/2610/2015 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 13 December 2018 Original: English English, French and Spanish only Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2610/2015*, **, *** Communication submitted by: Yelitze Lisbeth Moreno de Castillo (represented by counsels Carlos Ayala, Bernardo Pulido, José Guarenas and Raúl Castillo) Alleged victim: The author; her deceased husband, Joe Luis Castillo González; and her deceased son, Luis César Castillo Moreno State party: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Date of communication: 10 April 2015 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 13 May 2015 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 10 November 2017 Subject matter: Responsibility of the State for the attack of which the author and her family were victims Procedural issues: Same case was submitted to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Substantive issues: Right to life; right to physical integrity; right to security; guarantees of due process Articles of the Covenant: 2, 6 (1), 7, 9 (1) and 14 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (2) (a) 1. The author of the communication is Yelitze Lisbeth Moreno de Castillo, a national of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The communication is submitted on her own behalf and on behalf of her husband, Joe Luis Castillo González, and her son, Luis César * Adopted by the Committee at its 121st session (16 October−10 November 2017). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Christof Heyns, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Bamarian Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, and Margo Waterval. *** An individual opinion by Committee member Sarah Cleveland (partly concurring, partly dissenting) is annexed to the present Views. GE.18-21749(E) 

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