CCPR/C/114/D/2389/2014

Annex
Views of the Human Rights Committee under article 5 (4) of
the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil
and Political Rights (114th session)
concerning

Communication No. 2389/2014*
Submitted by:

X1 (represented by Helle Holm Thomsen)

Alleged victim:

The author

State Party:

Denmark

Date of communication:

12 May 2014

The Human Rights Committee, established under article 28 of the International
Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
Meeting on 22 July 2015,
Having concluded its consideration of communication No. 2389/2014, submitted to
the Human Rights Committee by X under the Optional Protocol to the International
Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
Having taken into account all written information made available to it by the author
of the communication and the State party,
Adopts the following:

Views under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol
1.1
The author of the communication is X, an Iranian national, ethnic Kurd, Sunni
Muslim born in Northern Iraq on 7 July 1992. He claims that his deportation to the Islamic
Republic of Iran by the State party would violate articles 7 and 26 of the Covenant.2 The
author is represented by counsel.
1.2
On 16 May 2014, the Committee, in accordance with rule 92 of its rules of
procedure, acting through its Special Rapporteur for new communications and interim
measures, requested the State party to refrain from deporting the author to the Islamic
Republic of Iran while his communication was being examined by the Committee. On that

* The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present

1
2

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communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Yuji
Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Duncan Muhumuza Laki, Photini Pazartzis, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall
Seetulsingh, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.
The text of an individual opinion of Committee members Yuval Shany, Yuji Iwasawa and
Konstantine Vardzelashvili (dissenting) is appended to the present Views.
The author requested that his name be kept confidential.
The Covenant and the Optional Protocol entered into force for the State party on 23 March 1976.

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