United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
1 June 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2192/2012
Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session
(16 March–2 April 2015)
Submitted by:

N.S. (represented by counsel, Irina Birukova)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:

Russian Federation

Date of communication:

21 August 2012 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s decision under rules 92 and
97, transmitted to the State party on 22 August
2012 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

27 March 2015

Subject matter:

Author facing extradition to Kyrgyzstan where
he alleges that he will be subjected to torture

Procedural issues:

Admissibility – exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Torture, arbitrary detention and non-refoulement

Articles of the Covenant:

7 and 9

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2 and 5 (2) (b)

GE.15-11022 (E)


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