United Nations


International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
26 November 2014
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2243/2013
Views adopted by the Committee at its 112th session
(7–31 October 2014)
Submitted by:

Muneer Ahmed Husseini (represented
by counsel, Finn Roger Nielsen)

Alleged victims:

The author and his two children

State party:


Date of communication:

7 May 2013 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s decision under rules 92
and 97, transmitted to the State party on 10 May
2013 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

24 October 2014

Subject matter:

Deportation of an Afghan national

Substantive issues:

Right to an effective remedy; expulsion of
non-citizen; family life; rights of the child

Procedural issues:

Lack of substantiation

Articles of the Covenant:

2; 7; 13; 23, para. 1; and 24

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2; 5, paras. 1, 2 (a) and (b), and 4

* Reissued for technical reasons on 8 December 2014.


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