CCPR/C/126/D/2750/2016 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 13 September 2019 English Original: Spanish Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2750/2016*, ** Communication submitted by: María Eugenia Padilla García, Ricardo Ulises Téllez Padilla and María Eugenia Zaldívar Padilla, on their own behalf and on behalf of Christian Téllez Padilla, their missing son and brother (represented by i(dh)eas Litigio Estratégico en Derechos Humanos and the Mexican Commission for the Defence and Promotion of Human Rights) Alleged victims: The authors and Christian Téllez Padilla (son and brother of the authors) State party: Mexico Date of communication: 10 November 2015 Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 92 decision, transmitted to the State party on 15 March 2016 (not issued in document form) Decision adopted on: 15 July 2019 Subject matter: Enforced disappearance Procedural issues: Exhaustion of domestic remedies Substantive issues: Right to an effective remedy; right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel and inhuman treatment; right to liberty and security of person; recognition as a person before the law Articles of the Covenant: 2 (3), 6 (1), 7, 9, 16 Article of the Optional Protocol: 5 (2) (b) * Adopted by the Committee at its 126th session (1–26 July 2019). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Arif Bulkan, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Shuichi Furuya, Christof Heyns, Bamariam Koita, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada Cabrera, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, Hélène Tigroudja, Andreas Zimmermann and Gentian Zyberi. GE.19-15740 (E) 301019 311019 

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