Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
9 January 2018
Committee against Torture
Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 667/2015*, **
Communication submitted by:
T.A. and T.F. (represented by counsel, Tarig
Date of complaint:
17 March 2015 (initial submission)
Risk of torture upon deportation to Ethiopia
At its meeting on 6 November 2017, the Committee, having ascertained that the
complainants had been recognized as refugees and had been granted temporary admission
to Switzerland and therefore no longer faced a risk of being forcibly removed to Ethiopia,
decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 667/2015.
* 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.