CCPR/C/126/D/2697/2015 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 19 August 2019 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2697/2015*, ** Communication submitted by: Ulan Nazaraliev (represented by counsel, Sardorbek Abdukhalilov) Alleged victim: The author State party: Kyrgyzstan Date of communication: 30 November 2014 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure (now rule 92), transmitted to the State party on 7 December 2015 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 5 July 2019 Subject matter: Torture by police; lack of effective investigation; conditions of detention Procedural issues: None Substantive issues: Torture; torture – prompt and impartial investigation; conditions of detention Articles of the Covenant: 7, read alone and in conjunction with 2 (3) (a) and 10 (1) Article of the Optional Protocol: 5 (2) (b) * Adopted by the Committee at its 126th session (1–26 July 2019). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Arif Bulkan, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Shuichi Furuya, Christof Heyns, Bamariam Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, Hélène Tigroudja, Andreas Zimmermann and Gentian Zyberi. GE.19-14071(E) 

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