United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General3 May 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the
Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 2327/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

Y (represented by counsel, Joseph W. Allen)

Alleged victim:


State party:


Date of communication:

31 October 2013 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rules 92 and 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 7 January 2014 (not issued in
document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

10 March 2016

Subject matter:

Deportation of author to Bangladesh

Procedural issues:

Admissibility – exhaustion of domestic
remedies; admissibility – manifestly ill-founded;
admissibility – ratione materiae; admissibility –
victim status

Substantive issues:

Arbitrary detention; discrimination; nonrefoulement; refugee status; right to life; torture

Articles of the Covenant:

6 (1), 7, 9 (1) and 26

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

1, 2, 3 and 5 (2) (b)

* Adopted by the Committee at its 116th session (7-31 March 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Olivier de Frouville,
Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Mauro Politi, Sir Nigel Rodley, Víctor Manuel Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián
Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili
and Margo Waterval.



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