United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
7 September 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2329/2014
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session
(29 June–24 July 2015)
Submitted by:

Z (represented by counsel, Marianne Vølund)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

7 January 2014 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s decision under rules 92 and
97, transmitted to the State party on 9 January
2014 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

15 July 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation to the Islamic Republic of Iran

Procedural issues:

Failure to sufficiently substantiate allegations;
incompatibility ratione materiae with the

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of torture or cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment; right to freedom of thought
and religion; right to freedom of expression

Articles of the Covenant:

7, 18, 19

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2, 3



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