CCPR/C/106/D/1912/2009 United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Distr.: General 9 July 2013 Original: English Human Rights Committee Communication No. 1912/2009 Views adopted by the Committee at its 106th session (15 October-2 November 2012) ∗ GE.13-45840 Submitted by: Ganesaratnam Thuraisamy counsel, Kathleen Hadekel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Canada Date of communication: 28 October 2009 (initial submission) Document references: Special Rapporteur’s rule 97 decision, transmitted to the State party on 4 November 2009 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 31 October 2012 Subject matter: Deportation to Sri Lanka Substantive issues: Right to liberty and security; torture and cruel and inhuman treatment, right to life Procedural issues: Non-substantiation; incompatibility with the Covenant; and non-exhaustion of domestic remedies and non-substantiation Articles of the Covenant: 6, paragraph 1, 7, 9, paragraph 1 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 2, 3 and 5, paragraph 2 (b) Reissued for technical reasons on 29 July 20013. (represented by ∗ F

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