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Horvath v. Australia

United Nations Human Rights Committee.  27 March 2014 .

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2021

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Abstract

Human rights — Prohibition of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment — Freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention — Persons deprived of liberty to be treated with humanity and respect for inherent dignity of the person — Freedom from arbitrary interference with privacy, family and home — No implied right of the State to engage in any activity aimed at destruction of rights and freedoms — Admissibility of author’s communication to Human Rights Committee — Consideration of merits — Right to effective remedy — International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966, Articles 2, 7, 9, 10 and 17 — Remedy for violation — United Nations Human Rights Committee

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© Cambridge University Press 2016

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