United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
11 December 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2474/2014
Views adopted by the Committee at its 115th session
(19 October-6 November 2015)
Submitted by:

X (represented by counsels Terje Einarsen and
Arild Humlen)

Alleged victim:


State party:


Date of communication:

28 October 2014 (initial

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rules 92 and 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 10 November
2014 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

5 November 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation of author to Afghanistan

Procedural issues:

Admissibility – same matter; admissibility –
other procedure; admissibility – ratione materiae

Substantive issues:

Effective remedy; non-refoulement; refugee
status; torture

Articles of the Covenant:

2 (3) and 7

Articles of the Optional

2 and 5 (2) (a)



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