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. 636/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

E.M. (represented by counsel, Susanne Tölke)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

3 November 2014 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Extradition to Kazakhstan

At its meeting on 6 November 2017, the Committee, having ascertained that the
complainant had been extradited to Kazakhstan on 4 November 2014 and that his counsel
was no longer in contact with him, decided to discontinue the consideration of
communication No. 636/2014.

* 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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