United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
3 May 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Views adopted by the Committee under article 5(4)
of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication
No. 2044/2011*, **
Submitted by:

T.V. and A.G. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victims:

The authors

State party:


Date of communication:

16 February 2009 (initial submission)

Document references:

Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the
Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to
the State party on 12 April 2011 (not issued in a
document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

11 March 2016

Subject matter:

Unlawful and arbitrary hospitalization and
detention; right to a judicial review.

Procedural issues:

Substantiation of claims.

Substantive issues:

Unlawful and arbitrary detention; right to a
judicial review.

Articles of the Covenant:

2 (3); 7; 9, (1), (3), (4); 14 (1) and 19 (1) and (2).

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2 and 5 (2) (b)

* 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 Laki Muhumuza, Mauro Politi, Sir Nigel Rodley, Victor Manuel
Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany,
Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.



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