CCPR/C/119/D/2512/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 18 May 2017 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2512/2014*, ** Communication submitted by: Raziyeh Rezaifar (represented by the Danish Refugee Council) Alleged victims: The author and two of her children, M.M. and D.M. State party: Denmark Date of communication: 14 December 2014 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rules 92 and 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 19 December 2014 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 10 March 2017 Subject matter: Deportation to Italy Procedural issues: Substantiation of claims Substantive issues: Torture; cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Articles of the Covenant: 7 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 1.1 The author of the communication is Raziyeh Rezaifar, an Iranian national born in 1972, of Persian ethnicity, who converted to Christianity, and two of her children: her daughter, M.M., born on 16 September 1996, and her son, D.M., born on 12 November 2011 (the children were respectively 18 and 3 years old at the time of the submission of her communication). 1.2 The author’s asylum application was rejected and she was facing imminent deportation to Italy at the time of the submission of her communication to the Committee. * Adopted by the Committee at its 119th session (6-29 March 2017). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the present communication: Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Olivier de Frouville, Christof Heyns, Yuji Iwasawa, Bamariam Koita, Marcia V. J. Kran, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, José Manuel Santos Pais, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Yuval Shany and Margo Waterval. In accordance with article 90 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, Mauro Politi did not participate in the consideration of the communication. GE.17-07975(E) 

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