CAT/C/31/D/210/2002
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ANNEX
DECISION OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE UNDER ARTICLE 22
OF THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN
OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Thirty-first session
Concerning
Communication No. 210/2002∗∗

Submitted by :

Mr. V. R.

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State Party:

Denmark

Date of complaint:

13 May 2002 (initial submission)

The Committee against Torture, established under Article 17 of the Convention
against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Meeting on 17 November 2003,
Having concluded its consideration of complaint No. 210/2002, submitted to the
Committee against Torture by Mr. V. R. under article 22 of the Convention against
Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Having taken into account all information made available to it by the author of
the complaint, his counsel and the State party,
Adopts the following:
Decision under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention
1.
The complainant is Mr. V. R., a citizen of the Russian Federation residing in
Denmark at the time of the submission of the complaint. He claims that his forcible
return to the Russian Federation would constitute a violation of article 3 of the
Convention against Torture by Denmark. He is not represented by counsel.
The facts as submitted:

∗∗

Pursuant to rule 104 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, Mr. Yakovlev did not participate in
the examination of this complaint.

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