UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/23/D/63/1997
5 June 2000
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Twenty-third session
(8-19 November 1999)
VIEWS
Communication No. 63/1997
Submitted by:

Josu Arkauz Arana
[represented by counsel]

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:

France

Date of communication:

16 December 1996

Date of present decision:

9 November 1999

[See annex]

* Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

GE.00-42589 (E)

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