CCPR/C/122/D/2181/2012 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 12 November 2018 Original: English Human Rights Committee Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 2181/2012*, ** Communication submitted by: Egor Bobrov (not represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Belarus Date of communication: 17 November 2010 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 97 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 3 July 2012 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 27 March 2018 Subject matters: Inhumane conditions of detention; access to justice; effective remedy Procedural issues: Exhaustion of domestic remedies; State party’s failure to cooperate Substantive issues: Conditions of detention; effective remedy Articles of the Covenant: 2 (3) (a), 7, 10 and 14 (1) Articles of the Optional Protocol: 1, 2 and 5 (2) (b) 1. The author of the communication is Egor Bobrov, a national of Belarus born in 1984. He claims that the State party has violated his rights under articles 2 (3) (a), 7 and 14 (1) of the Covenant. The Optional Protocol entered into force for the State party on 30 December 1992. The author is not represented by counsel. The facts as submitted by the author 2.1 On 3 December 2009, the author was found guilty of having committed an administrative offence,1 and was sentenced to 15 days of administrative arrest. He claims that he was kept in a number of different cells of the Offenders’ Detention Centre in Minsk, * Adopted by the Committee at its 122nd session (12 March–6 April 2018). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: 1 Tania María Abdo Rocholl, Yadh Ben Achour, Ilze Brands Kehris, Sarah Cleveland, Olivier de Frouville, Christof Heyns, Ivana Jelić, Bamariam Koita, Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Photini Pazartzis, Mauro Politi, José Manuel Santo Pais, Yuval Shany and Margo Waterval. The author does not provide details of his administrative offence. GE.18-19102(E) 

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