United Nations

International Covenant on
Civil and Political Rights

Distr.: General
17 August 2016
Original: Spanish

Human Rights Committee

Communication No. 2399/2014**
Decision of the Human Rights Committee under the Optional Protocol
regarding communication No. 2399/2014*,**
Submitted by:

C.L.C.D., V.F.C. and A.F.C. (represented by
Gustavo Gallón Giraldo and Federico Andreu
Guzmán — Colombian Commission of Jurists)

Alleged victims:

The authors and their late husband/father, A.F.D.

State party:


Date of communication:

8 November 2013 (initial submission)

Document references:

Special Rapporteur’s decision under rules 92 and
97, transmitted to the State party on 28 May
2014 (not issued in document form)

Date of decision:

30 March 2016

Subject matter:

Extrajudicial execution of a member of the
organization known as the Movimiento 19 de
Abril (M-19)

Substantive issues:

Right to life; prohibition of torture and other
cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment; right to liberty and security of
person; freedom to choose one’s residence; right
to protection from arbitrary and unlawful
interference with the family and home; right to
child protection; right to an effective remedy

* Adopted by the Committee at its 116th session (7-31 March 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present
communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Lazhari Bouzid, Sarah Cleveland, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Olivier
de Frouville, Yuji Iwasawa, Ivana Jelić, Duncan Muhumuza Laki, Photini Pazartzis, Sir Nigel Rodley,
Victor Manuel Rodríguez-Rescia, Fabián Omar Salvioli, Dheerujlall B. Seetulsingh, Anja SeibertFohr, Yuval Shany, Konstantine Vardzelashvili and Margo Waterval.

GE.16-11906 (E)

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