CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/20/D/48/1996
19 June 1998
ENGLISH
Original:

FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Twentieth session
(4-22 May 1998)

DECISION
Communication No. 48/1996

Submitted by:

H.W.A. (name withheld)
(represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The author

State Party:

Switzerland

Date of communication:

4 April 1996

Date of present decision:

20 May 1998

[See Annex]

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Made public by decision of the Committee Against Torture.

GE.98-16515

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