Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment or
21 November 2007
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
(5 – 23 November 2007)
Communication No. 308/2006
K. A. (not represented by counsel)
The complainant, the complainant’s husband,
R. A. and their children, A. A. and V. A.
Date of the complaint:
16 October 2006 (initial submission)
Date of present decision:
16 November 2007
Subject matter: Deportation of complainant and family to Azerbaijan.
Substantive issues: Risk of being subjected to torture; existence of pattern of gross,
flagrant or mass violations of human rights; relevance of state of health to question of
Procedural issue: Manifestly unfounded claim.
Article of the Convention: 3
Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.