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Hmeed (on behalf of Hmeed (the author’s husband) and ors) v Libya, Merits, UN Doc CCPR/C/112/D/2046/2011, IHRL 3885 (UNHRC 2014), 17th October 2014, United Nations [UN]; Human Rights Committee [CCPR]

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Whether an arrest based on a weak factual basis, coupled with prolonged detention, denial of legal services and medical care, negligent acts of the competent authorities in handling an appeal, the search without warrant and pillaging of one’s house and beating its residents after their intention to partake in a peaceful demonstration, and the lack of a proper investigation into these affairs constituted torture within the meaning of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (‘ICCPR’) and whether these actions violated rights recognized under Articles 2(3), 7, 9(1)–9(5), 10(1), 17, 19, 21, and 23 of the ICCPR

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