CCPR/C/132/D/3188/2018 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 8 December 2021 Original: English Advance unedited version Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 3188/2018*,** Communication submitted by: M. N (represented by Counsel Niels-Erik Hansen) Alleged victim: The author State party: Denmark Date of communication: 22 May 2018 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 92 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party, on 2 December 2015 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 22 July 2021 Subject matter: Deportation from Denmark to Iran Procedural issues: admissibility, issues raised under article 18 Substantive issue: Risk to life, risk of torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; non-refoulement Article of the Covenant: 6 and 7 Article of the Optional Protocol: 5 (2) (b) 1.1 The author of the communication is M.N, an Iranian national of Persian ethnicity born on 23 February 1997 into a Shia Muslim family. He alleges that his rights under articles 6 and 7 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (hereinafter “the Covenant”), read in conjunction with article 18, would be violated by the State party if he were to be deported to Iran. 1.2 The case was registered on 24 May 2018 and, pursuant to rule 94 of its rules of procedure, the Committee, acting through its Special Rapporteur on new communications * Adopted by the Committee at its 132nd session (28 June—23 July 2021). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Yadh Ben Achour, Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Arif Bulkan, Wafaa Ashraf Moharram Bassim, Mahjoub El Haiba, Shuichi Furuya, Kobauyah Tchamdja Kpatcha, Carlos Gómez Martínez, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Hernán Quezada Cabrera, Vasilka Sancin, José Manuel Santos Pais, Changrok Soh, Hélène Tigroudja, Imeru Tamerat Yigezu, and Gentian Zyberi

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