United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
17 November 2014
Original: French

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2086/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October
Submitted by:

Aïcha Dehimi and Noura Ayache
(represented by Philippe Grant of Track
Impunity Always (TRIAL), a Swiss
association against impunity)

Alleged victims:

Sahraoui Ayache (the authors’ son and
brother, respectively) and the authors

State party:


Date of communication:

27 June 2011 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 17 August
2011 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

30 October 2014

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance

Substantive issues:

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 the right to an
effective remedy; unlawful interference with
the home and right to family life

Procedural issue:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Articles of the Covenant:

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

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

Article 5 (para. 2 (b))

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