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HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Table of registered cases 2017


Communication/
Communication/
Comunicación
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État partie concerné/
Estado parte interesado
Articles involved/
Articles invoqués/
Artículos invocados
Subject Matter/
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Asunto

2925/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 7;Art. 18(1);Art. 18(3);Art. 22(1);Art. 22(2);Art. 26;Art. 27

Religious organisation declared extremist and closed

2926/2017

Norway

Art. 7;Art. 9;Art. 24;Art. 17(1)

Detention of family with infant prior to deportation

2927/2017

Canada

Art. 6;Art. 7;Art. 9(1);Art. 10;Art. 18;Art. 19;Art. 24

Deportation to Albania

2928/2017

Azerbaijan

Art. 9;Art. 18(1);Art. 18(3);Art. 19(2);Art. 19(3);Art. 21;Art. 22(1);Art. 22(2);Art. 17(1)

Jehova's witnesses arrested and fined for conducting a religious meeting

2929/2017

Belarus

Art. 9;Art. 14;Art. 17

Author detained and searched arbitrarily; request to access personal information held by border police denied

2930/2017

Colombia

Art. 2;Art. 3;Art. 9;Art. 14;Art. 26

Conviction of former minister by the highest court without possibility of review.
(Condena de ex ministro por el órgano jurisdiccional más alto sin posibilidad de recurso.)

2931/2017

Colombia

Art. 2;Art. 3;Art. 5;Art. 9;Art. 10;Art. 14;Art. 26

Conviction of former high ranking official by the highest court without possibility of review.
(Condena de ex alto funcionario por el órgano jurisdiccional más alto sin posibilidad de recurso.)

2932/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 14(3)(d)

Denial of right to be assisted by  legal counsel of one’s choice during appeal, despite the fact that the participation of counsel is mandatory in cases where  the accused risks life imprisonment

2933/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 9;Art. 12;Art. 14;Art. 15;Art. 26

Imposition of  administrative measures of control after  serving  a  sentence of imprisonment;  retroactive application of the law

2934/2017

New Zealand

Art. 14(1);Art. 14(2);Art. 14(3);Art. 14(5);Art. 17

Alleged disregard by defence counsel with defendant’s instructions in criminal proceeding

2935/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 18;Art. 18(1);Art. 18(3);Art. 19(2);Art. 19(3);Art. 26;Art. 27

Banning of religious publications by Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremist

2936/2017

Sweden

Art. 6;Art. 9;Art. 17;Art. 18;Art. 19

Deportation to Afghanistan

2937/2017

Austria

Art. 7

Deportation to Bulgaria

2938/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 6;Art. 7;Art. 9

Abduction and enforced disappearance by the military

2939/2017

Republic of Korea

Art. 9(1);Art. 9(4)

Alleged arbitrary detention without legal basis and without access to counsel

2940/2017

Austria

Art. 7

Deportation to Bulgaria

2941/2017

Australia

Art. 2;Art. 14(1);Art. 14(2);Art. 14(3)(b);Art. 14(3)(d);Art. 14(3)(e);Art. 14(3)(g);Art. 14(5);Art. 19;Art. 17(1)

Denial of  fair trial guarantees in a criminal case

2942/2017

Austria

Art. 2(3)(a);Art. 7

Deportation to Bulgaria

2943/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 21;Art. 26

Denial of permission to hold  rallies on LGBT issues to LGBT activists
(отказ в разрешении на проведение 4 демонстраций по ЛГБТ тематике ЛГБТ активистам)

2944/2017

France

Art. 17;Art. 23;Art. 24

Mother seeking the return of her child (who has dual nationality and lives with the father) to France, based on the principle of the best interest of the child

2945/2017

Belarus

Art. 7;Art. 14

Extradition to Azerbaijan (экстрадиция в Азербайджан)

2946/2017

Denmark

Art. 7

Deportation to Afghanistan

2947/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 7

Risk of torture  due to the author’s political opinions  in case of extradition to Azerbaijan

2948/2017

Canada

Art. 6;Art. 7;Art. 9;Art. 10;Art. 17;Art. 23;Art. 24;Art. 26

Deportation to India

2949/2017

Denmark

Art. 6;Art. 7;Art. 14

Deportation to Algeria

2950/2017

Finland

Art. 1;Art. 26;Art. 27

Right to vote for elections at Saami Parliament

2951/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 2;Art. 7;Art. 9

Beating by the police, lack of effective investigation and use of administrative detention for police questioning in a criminal case.

2952/2017

Azerbaijan

Art. 9;Art. 18;Art. 19;Art. 26;Art. 27

Jehovah witnesses detained and fined for “carrying out a religious activity outside of a registered address” (задержание и штраф свидетелей Иеговы за «ведение религиозной деятельности за пределами зарегистрированного адреса»

2953/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 21;Art. 26

LGBT activists refused authorisation to hold rallies
(Активистам ЛГБТ было отказано в разрешении на проведение митингов)

2954/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 21;Art. 26

LGBT activists refused authorisation to hold rallies
(Активистам ЛГБТ было отказано в разрешении на проведение митингов)

2955/2017

Belarus

Art. 2;Art. 19

Freelance journalist fined several times for collecting and disseminating information on internet
(Независимый журналист неоднократно оштрафован за сбор и распространение информации в Интернете)

2956/2017

Austria

Art. 7

Deportation to Bulgaria

2957/2017

Canada

Art. 7;Art. 23;Art. 24;Art. 27

Deportation to Guinea; fear of persecution based on sexual orientation (bisexuality)

2958/2017

Netherlands

Art. 2(3);Art. 14;Art. 25

Undue delay of criminal investigation; author barred from political office while investigation is pending

2959/2017

Slovakia

Art. 2(3);Art. 14;Art. 26

Undue delay of administrative proceedings

2960/2017

Belarus

Art. 14(1);Art. 19;Art. 25;Art. 26

 Refusal by State owned TV channel to broadcast  the campaign messages of an opposition party candidate to  legislative elections

2961/2017

Belarus

Art. 2(3);Art. 19;Art. 21

Author fined for holding a one-man picket (Наложение штрафа за проведение одиночного пикета)  

2962/2017

Canada

Art. 6(1);Art. 7;Art. 9;Art. 13;Art. 14;Art. 17;Art. 26

Risk of death and inhuman treatment on grounds of sexual orientation in case of deportation to Senegal

2963/2017

Hungary

Art. 2(3)(a);Art. 7

deportation to Bulgaria

2964/2017

2964/2017

Art. 14(1);Art. 14(3);Art. 14(5)

Author convicted to 15 years of imprisonment claims fair trial violations (not allowed to familiarise himself with the case file; court denied his requests to call witnesses and to question the alleged victims; not provided with an interpreter); Compensation for several charges against him that were dropped not paid  (in a separate civil law suit)
Автор, осужденный к 15 годам тюремного заключения, подал жалобу на нарушения справедливого судебного разбирательства (ему не было разрешено ознакомиться с материалами уголовного дела, суд отклонил его просьбы о вызове свидетелей и не опрашивал предполагаемых жертв, суд не предоставлял переводчика); Компенсация за выдвинутых против него обвинений, которые были отклонены (в отдельном гражданском иске)

2965/2017

Austria

Art. 2(3)(a);Art. 7

Deportation to Bulgaria

2966/2017

Russian Federation

Art. 7;Art. 18(1);Art. 18(3);Art. 19(2);Art. 19(3);Art. 22(1);Art. 22(2);Art. 26;Art. 27

State persecution in the form of a liquidation order issued by the Prosecutor General to ban local religious organizations and publications by Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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