CCPR/C/112/D/1989/2010 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 8 December 2014 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 1989/2010 Decision adopted by the Committee at its 112th session (7–31 October 2014) Submitted by: E.V. (not represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Belarus Date of communication: 29 June 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 27 September 2010 (not issued in a document form) Date of adoption of decision: 30 October 2014 Subject matter: Right not to be subjected to inhuman or degrading treatment; right to a fair trial Substantive issues: Inhuman or degrading treatment; fair trial Procedural issues: State party’s failure to cooperate; exhaustion of domestic remedies; substantiation of claims Articles of the Covenant: 10, para. 1, and 14, para. 1 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5, para. 2 (b) GE.14-23808 (E) 

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