CCPR/C/126/D/2410/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 30 September 2019 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2410/2014*, **, *** Communication submitted by: Yury Orkin (not represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Russian Federation Dates of communication: 16 December 2013 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure (now rule 92), transmitted to the State party on 3 June 2014 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 24 July 2019 Subject matter: Cruel and inhuman treatment; arbitrary detention Procedural issue: Exhaustion of domestic remedies Substantive issues: Cruel and inhuman treatment; arbitrary detention Articles of the Covenant: 7, 9, 14 (1), (2), (3) (b), (d) and (e) and (5), and 15; and 2 (2) and (3) (a), read in conjunction with 14 (5) Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 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 and Gentian Zyberi. *** An individual opinion (partly dissenting) by Committee member José Manuel Santos Pais is annexed to the present Views. GE.19-16718(E) 

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