CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

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RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/37/D/251/2004
20 November 2006
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-seventh session
(6-24 November 2006)
DECISION
Communication No. 251/2004
Submitted by:

A.A. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Switzerland

Date of complaint:

19 July 2004 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

17 November 2006

Subject matter:

Expulsion of complainant to his country of origin, where he
is likely to be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment or punishment

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture if complainant is expelled to his country
of origin

Procedural issue:

None

Article of the Convention:

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