CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/39/D/308/2006
21 November 2007
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-ninth session
(5 – 23 November 2007)

DECISION
Communication No. 308/2006
Submitted by:

K. A. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victims:

The complainant, the complainant’s husband,
R. A. and their children, A. A. and V. A.

State party:

Sweden

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
degrading treatment.
Procedural issue: Manifestly unfounded claim.
Article of the Convention: 3
[ANNEX]

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

GE.07-45456

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