CCPR/C/128/D/2367/2014 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 14 July 2020 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2367/2014*, **, *** Communication submitted by: Evgeny Bryukhanov (represented by Svetlana Bryukhanova) Alleged victim: Evgeny Bryukhanov State party: Russian Federation Date of communication: 28 November 2013 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 25 March 2014 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 12 March 2020 Subject matter: Detention and mistreatment of the author Procedural issue: Abuse of the right of submission Substantive issues: Torture, arbitrary arrest – detention, conditions of detention, fair trial, fair trial – witnesses, fair trial – legal assistance Articles of the Covenant: 7, 9, 10, 14 (1), 14 (2), 14 (3) (b), (e) and (g) and 15 (1) Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2 and 3 1. The author of the communication is Evgeny Bryukhanov, a national of the Russian Federation born in 1980. He claims that the State party has violated his rights under articles 7, 9, 10, 14 (1), 14 (2), 14 (3) (b), (e) and (g) and 15 (1) of the Covenant. The Optional Protocol entered into force for the Russian Federation on 1 January 1992. The author is represented. * Adopted by the Committee at its 128th session (2–27 March 2020). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Arif Bulkan, Ahmed Amin Fathalla, Christof Heyns, Bamariam Koita, Marcia V.J. Kran, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada Cabrera, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Yuval Shany, Hélène Tigroudja and Gentian Zyberi. *** A joint opinion by Committee members Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais and Gentian Zyberi (dissenting) is annexed to the present Views. GE.20-09445(E) 

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