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. 667/2015*, **
Communication submitted by:

T.A. and T.F. (represented by counsel, Tarig

Alleged victims:

The complainants

State party:


Date of complaint:

17 March 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

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.



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