CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED∗
CAT/C/25/D/144/1999
15 February 2001
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Twenty-fifth session
13-24 November 2000
VIEWS OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE UNDER ARTICLE 22,
PARAGRAPH 7, OF THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER
CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Communication No. 144/1999
Submitted by:

A.M. (name withheld)

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:

Switzerland

Date of communication:

12 August 1999

The Committee against Torture, established under article 17 of the Convention against
Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Meeting on 14 November 2000,
Having concluded its consideration of communication No. 144/1999, submitted to the
Committee against Torture under article 22 of the Convention against Torture and Other
Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,

GE.01-40544 (E)
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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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