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:


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)

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