CCPR/C/132/D/2814/2016 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 3 December 2021 Original: English Advance unedited version Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2814/2016*,** Communication submitted by: Farkhad Kakharzhanov (represented by the Human Rights Advocacy Center) Alleged victim: The author State party: Kyrgyzstan Date of communication: 2 May 2016 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 30 September 2016 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 19 July 2021 Subject matter: Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; effective investigation Procedural issues: N/A Substantive issues: Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Article of the Covenant: 7 Articles of the Optional Protocol: * Adopted by the Committee at its 132nd session (28 June – 23 July 2021). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present communication: Tania Abdo Rocholl, Wafaa Ashraf Moharram Bassim, Yadh Ben Achour, Arif Bulkan, Mahjoub El Haiba, Shuichi Furuya, Kobauyah Tchamdja Kpatcha, Carlos Gómez Martinez, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Changrok Soh, Hélène Tigroudja and Gentian Zyberi.

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