CCPR/C/132/D/2787/2016 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. 2787/2016*, **, *** Communication submitted by: J.R.R. et al. (represented by counsel, Kale Anwar, Danish Refugee Council) Alleged victims: The authors State party: Denmark Date of communication: 15 July 2016 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 18 July 2016 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 22 July 2021 Subject matter: Deportation to the country of origin (nonrefoulement) Procedural issues: Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies; insufficient substantiation of claims Substantive issues: risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; the best interest of the child Articles of the Covenant: 7 and 24 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (2) (b) 1.1 The authors of the communication, dated 15 July 2016, are Mr. J.R.R.1, born on 29 October 1976, and Ms. L.A.A., born on 20 January 1982, both nationals of Syria. They * 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. *** Individual opinions (dissenting) by Committee members Duncan Laki Muhumuza, José Manuel Santos Pais and Hélène Tigroudja are annexed to the present Views. 1 The authors have requested anonymity.

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