United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
20 August 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2028/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session
(16 March–2 April 2015)
Submitted by:

Mevlida Ičić (represented by counsel, Track
Impunity Always)

Alleged victims:

The author and Fadil Ičić (her son)

State party:

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date of communication:

10 December 2010 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decisions,
transmitted to the State party on 18 February
2011 (not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of views:

30 March 2015

Subject matter:

Enforced disappearance and effective remedy

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Right to life; prohibition of torture and other illtreatment; liberty and security of person; right to
be treated with humanity and dignity; recognition
of legal personality; and right to an effective

Articles of the Covenant:

2, paragraph 3; 6; 7; 9; 10 and 16

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

2; and 5, paragraph 2 (b)



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