United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
5 June 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2091/2011
Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session
(16 March–2 April 2015)
Submitted by:

A.H.G. (represented by counsel, Carole Simone
Dahan) and M.R., the author’s litigation guardian
and niece

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

28 August 2011 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 29 August 2011
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

25 March 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation from Canada to Jamaica

Procedural issues:

Failure to sufficiently substantiate allegations;
incompatibility ratione materiae with the

Substantive issues:

Right to an effective remedy; right to life;
prohibition of torture and cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment; right to liberty and security
of person; right of all persons deprived of their
liberty to be treated with humanity and with
respect for the inherent dignity of the human
person; right to privacy, family and reputation;
protection of the family

Articles of the Covenant:

Articles 2 (3); 6 (1); 7; 17; and 23 (1)

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

Articles 2 and 3

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