CCPR/C/114/D/2234/2013 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 21 October 2015 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 2234/2013 Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session (29 June-24 July 2015) Submitted by: M.T. (represented by counsel, the Redress Trust and the International Federation for Human Rights) Alleged victim: The author State party: Uzbekistan Date of communication: 18 December 2012 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 5 February 2013 (not issued in a document form) Date of adoption of Views: 23 July 2015 Subject matter: Human rights defender convicted on false criminal charges and tortured while in detention Procedural issues: Admissibility; substantiation Substantive issues: Torture, arbitrary detention, ill-treatment, fair trial, arbitrary interference with privacy, freedoms of expression, association and assembly, discrimination, effective remedy Articles of the Covenant: 2 (3) read separately and in conjunction with 7, 9 (1), (2) and (4), 10 (1) and (2) (a), 14 (1) and (3) (b) and (e) and (5), 17, 19 (2), 21, 22 and 26 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 GE.15-17392(E) *1517392*

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