ICCPR Case Digest




Submission: 2013.07.13

View Adopted: 2016.10.26

Ortikov v. Uzbekistan

Substantive Issues
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Effective remedy
  • Fair trial
  • Torture / ill-treatment
Relevant Articles
  • Article 10
  • Article 14
  • Article 2
  • Article 7
  • Article 9


In accordance with article 2 (3) (a) of the Covenant, the State party is under an obligation to provide the author with an effective remedy. This requires it to make full reparation to individuals whose Covenant rights have been violated.

Accordingly, the State party is obligated, inter alia, to:

1) conduct a thorough and effective investigation into the author’s allegations of torture;

2) prosecute and punish those responsible for the torture of the author;

3) provide compensation to the author for the violations suffered.

The State party is also under an obligation to take all steps necessary to prevent similar violations in the future.


Implementation due date: April 26 2017

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