United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
11 September 2015
Original: English

Communication No. 2393/2014
Views adopted by the Committee at its 114th session
(29 June-24 July 2015)
Submitted by:

K (represented by Marianne Volund)

Alleged victim:

The author

State Party:


Date of communication:

19 May 2014

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s rules 92 and 97 decision,
transmitted to the State party on 16 June 2014
(not issued in document form)

Date of adoption of Views:

16 July 2015

Subject matter:

Expulsion of the author to his country of origin

Procedural issues:

Level of substantiation of claims; incompatibility
ratione loci and ratione materiae with the
provisions in the Covenant

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of torture or cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment or punishment, right to
freedom of opinion and expression

Articles of the Covenant:

7 and 19

Articles of the Optional Protocol:




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