CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

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CAT/C/38/D/249/2004
16 May 2007
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-eighth session
(30 April – 18 May 2007)

DECISION
Communication No. 249/2004
Submitted by:

Mr. Nadeem Ahmad Dar (represented by
counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Norway

Date of complaint:

29 March 2004 (initial submission)

Date of the present decision:

11 May 2007

Subject matter: Deportation of complainant from Norway to Pakistan; charge of
blasphemy in Pakistan and risk of death penalty
Procedural issue: request for interim measures
Substantive issues: Present and personal risk of death penalty
Articles of the Convention: 3 and 22

[ANNEX]

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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