ICCPR Case Digest


Submission: 2009.10.05

View Adopted: 2018.04.04

Adelaida Kim v. Uzbekistan

Substantive Issues
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Fair trial
  • Freedom of assembly
  • Freedom of expression
Relevant Articles
  • Article 12
  • Article 14.1
  • Article 18
  • Article 19
  • Article 21
  • Article 9.1


The Committee, acting under article 5 (4) of the Optional Protocol, is of the view that the facts before it disclosed a violation by the State party of articles 9 (1), 19 (2) and 21 of the Covenant.


the State party is obligated, inter alia, to:

  • take appropriate steps to provide the author with adequate compensation and appropriate measures of satisfaction, including reimbursement for any legal costs or other fees, as well as non-pecuniary losses, incurred by her.
  • The State party is also under an obligation to take all steps necessary to prevent similar violations from occurring in the future.


the Committee wishes to receive from the State party, within 180 days, information about the measures taken to give effect to the Committee’s Views



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