CAT/C/62/D/781/2016

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
9 January 2018
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 781/2016*, **
Communication submitted by:

H.H. (represented by counsel, Rabin Nandoe
Leijen)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Netherlands

Date of complaint:

4 November 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to the Islamic
Republic of Iran

At its meeting on 10 November 2017, the Committee, in the light of the fact that the
complainant had left the Netherlands and that his counsel, having been unable to establish
contact with the complainant, had resigned as his legal representative, decided to
discontinue the consideration of communication No. 781/2016.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-second session (6 November–6 December 2017).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Alessio Bruni, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens
Modvig, Ana Racu, Sébastien Touzé and Kening Zhang.

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