United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
11 August 2016
Original: English

Human Rights Committee
Decision adopted by the Committee under the Optional Protocol,
concerning communication No. 1145/2002*, **
Communication submitted by:


Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

26 September 2002

Substantive issue:

Death sentence

At its meeting on 30 March 2016, the Human Rights Committee decided to
discontinue the consideration of communication No. 1145/2002 on the grounds of failure
by the author to respond to the Committee’s requests for comments regarding the
information submitted by the State party indicating that the author had been released from

* Adopted by the Committee at its 116th session (7-31 March 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Olivier de Frouville,
Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelič, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Sir Nigel Rodley,
Víctor Manuel Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall Seetulsingh,
Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.



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