United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
24 September 2015
Original: English

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2343/2014
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th Session
(29 June-24 July 2015)
Submitted by:

H.E.A.K. (Represented by counsel, Anna Akuo
Bakmand Bernthsen)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:


Date of communication:

26 January 2014 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rule 92 and rule 97
decision, transmitted to the State party on 6
February 2014 (not issued in a document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

23 July 2015

Subject matter:

Deportation to Egypt

Procedural issues:

Admissibility — ratione materiae, admissibility
— incompatibility, level of substantiation of

Substantive issues:

Non-discrimination; risk of torture and illtreatment; arbitrary arrest and detention; freedom
of expression.

Articles of the Covenant:

1; 2; 7; 9; and 19

Articles of the Optional Protocol:

1; 2; and 3



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