ICCPR Case Digest




Submission: 2014.12.14

View Adopted: 2017.03.10

Raziyeh Rezaifar v. Denmark

Substantive Issues
  • Torture / ill-treatment
Relevant Articles
  • Article 7


In accordance with article 2 (1) of the Covenant which establishes that States Parties undertake to respect and to ensure to all individuals within their territory and subject to their jurisdiction the rights recognized in the Covenant, the State party is under an obligation to proceed to a review of the author’s claim, taking into account the State party’s obligations under the Covenant, the Committee’s present Views, and the need to obtain proper assurances from Italy, as set out in paragraph 8.9 above. The State party is also requested to refrain from expelling the author and her children to Italy while their request for asylum is being reconsidered. 

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