ICCPR Case Digest

CCPR/C/115/D/2221/2012

Submission:

Hudaybergenov v. Turkmenistan

Substantive Issues
  • Freedom of thought, conscience and religion
  • Respect for the inherent dignity of the human person
  • Torture / ill-treatment
Relevant Articles
  • Article 10.1
  • Article 18.1
  • Article 7
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Recommendations

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 also obligated, inter alia, to expunge the author’s criminal record and to provide him with adequate compensation.

The State party is under an obligation to avoid similar violations of the Covenant in the future, which includes the adoption of legislative measures guaranteeing the right to conscientious objection.

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