CCPR/C/113/D/2000/2010 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 5 May 2015 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 2000/2010 Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session (16 March–2 April 2015) Submitted by: Yuba Kumari Katwal (represented by counsel, Track Impunity Always–TRIAL) Alleged victim: Chakra Bahadur Katwal (the author’s husband) and the author herself State party: Nepal Date of communication: 27 October 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 8 November 2010 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 1 April 2015 Subject matter: Enforced disappearance; right to life Procedural issues: Exhaustion of domestic remedies Substantive issues: Right to life; prohibition of torture and cruel and 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 right to an effective remedy Articles of the Covenant: Articles 2 (3); 6 (1); 7; 9 (1–4); 10 (1); and 16 Article of the Optional Protocol: Article 5 (2 (b)) GE.15-08909 (E) 

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