United Nations

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

Distr.: General
31 July 2018
Original: French

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 673/2015*, **
Communication submitted by:

Delshad Ravanbakhsh Rasooli, represented by

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

15 April 2015 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

27 April 2018

Subject matter:

Expulsion to the Islamic Republic of Iran

Procedural issues:


Substantive issues:

Risk of torture upon return to country of origin

Article of the Convention:


* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-third session (23 April–18 May 2018).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the consideration of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu,
Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé, Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov and Honghong Zhang.

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