CCPR/C/116/D/2409/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 16 June 2016 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2409/2014*, ** Communication submitted by: Abdilafir Abubakar Ali and Mayul Ali Mohamad (represented by the Danish Refugee Council) Alleged victims: The authors and their two children State party: Denmark Date of communication: 28 May 2014 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 2 June 2014 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 29 March 2016 Subject matter: Deportation from Denmark to Italy Procedural issues: None Substantive issues: Torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Articles of the Covenant: 7 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 1.1. The authors of the communication are Abdilafir Abubakar Ali (27 years old at the time the communication was submitted) and Mayul Ali Mohamad (24 years old at the time the communication was submitted), Somalian nationals from Mogadishu. They have two * 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, Olivier de Frouville, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Duncan Muhumuza Laki, Photini Pazartzis, Sir Nigel Rodley, Fabian Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval. Three opinions signed by six Committee members are annexed to the present Views. GE.16-10042 (E) 200616 

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