United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
17 December 2015
Original: French

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2621/2015
Decision adopted by the Committee at its 115th session
(19 October-6 November 2015)
Submitted by:

J.P.D. (represented by counsel, Ms. Isabelle
Coutant Peyre)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

3 September 2012 (initial submission)

Document reference:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 12
September 2013 (not issued in document

Date of decision:

2 November 2015

Subject matter:

Right to a fair trial; complicity of the State
party; inhuman and degrading treatment

Procedural issues:

Insufficient substantiation; same matter
examined under another procedure of
international investigation or settlement

Substantive issues:


Articles of the Covenant:

7 and 14 (para. 1)

Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 5 (para.2 (a))

GE.15-22254 (E)




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