UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
GENERAL
CAT/C/25/D/149/1999
15 February 2001
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Twenty-fifth session
(13-24 November 2000)

VIEWS OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE UNDER ARTICLE 22
OF THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL,
INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
Communication No. 149/1999
Submitted by:

A. S. (name withheld)
[represented by counsel]

Alleged victim:

The author

State party:

Sweden

Date of communication:

6 November 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 24 November 2000,
Having concluded its consideration of communication No. 149/1999, submitted to the
Committee against Torture under article 22 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Having taken into account all information made available to it by the author of the
communication, his counsel and the State party,
Adopts its Views under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention.

GE.01-40539 (E)

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