United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
21 October 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2389/2014
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session
(29 June-24 July 2015)
Submitted by:

X (represented by Helle Holm Thomsen)

Alleged victim:

The author

State Party:


Date of communication:

12 May 2014

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rules 92 and 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 16 May 2014
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

22 July 2015

Subject matter:

Expulsion of the author to the Islamic Republic
of Iran

Procedural issues:

Admissibility — manifestly ill-founded

Substantive issues:

Expulsion, torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading
treatment or punishment, prohibition of
discrimination and equal protection of the law

Articles of the Covenant:

7 and 26

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.4



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