UNITED
NATIONS

CAT
Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment or
Punishment

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CAT/C/36/D/273/2005
22 May 2006
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-sixth session
(1 – 19 May 2006)

DECISION
Communication No. 273/2005
Submitted by:

Mr. Thu AUNG (represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Canada

Date of the complaint:

13 July 2005 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

15 May 2006

Subject matter: deportation with alleged risk of torture and cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment or punishment
Procedural issues: non exhaustion of domestic remedies
Substantive issues: risk of torture on deportation; risk of cruel, inhuman or degrading
treatment or punishment on deportation
Articles of the Convention: 3, 16

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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