CCPR/C/113/D/2087/2011 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 7 May 2015 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 2087/2011 Views adopted by the Committee at its 113th session (16 March–2 April 2015) Submitted by: Misilin Nona Guneththige and Piyawathie Guneththige (represented by the Asian Legal Resource Centre and Redress) Alleged victim: Thissera Sunil Hemachandra (the authors’ son and nephew, respectively) State party: Sri Lanka Date of communication: 20 July 2011 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 22 August 2011 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 30 March 2015 Subject matter: Suspicious death in custody allegedly resulting from torture Procedural issues: Non-cooperation of State party Substantive issues: Arbitrary deprivation of life; torture and illtreatment; lack of proper investigation; right to an effective remedy; right to liberty and security of person; respect for the inherent dignity of the human person. Articles of the Covenant: 2 (para. 3); 6; 7; 9 (paras. 1, 2 and 4); 10 (para. 1) Articles of the Optional Protocol: None GE.15-09119 (E) 

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