ICCPR Case Digest




Submission: 2015.05.29

View Adopted: 2017.03.27

Jose Henry Monge Contreras v. Canada

Substantive Issues
  • Right to life
  • Torture / ill-treatment
Relevant Articles
  • Article 17
  • Article 23
  • Article 6
  • Article 7
  • Article 9


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 and the present Views. The Committee requests the State party to refrain from expelling the author while his request for asylum is being reconsidered.

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