ICCPR Case Digest

CCPR/C/121/D/2471/2014

Communication

2471/2014

Submission: 2014.10.23

View Adopted: 2017.11.08

Merhdad Mohammad Jamshidian v. Belarus

Substantive Issues
  • Death penalty
  • Expulsion of aliens
  • Freedom of religion
  • Non-refoulement
  • Right to family
  • Right to life
  • Torture / ill-treatment
Relevant Articles
  • Article 14.1
  • Article 14.2
  • Article 17.1
  • Article 18
  • Article 23
  • Article 6
  • Article 7
  • Article 9
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Recommendations

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 Committee’s present Views. The State party is also requested to refrain from expelling the author to the Islamic Republic of Iran while his request for asylum is being reconsidered

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