UNITED
NATIONS

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

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CAT/C/39/D/297/2006
29 November 2007
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-ninth session
(5-23 November 2007)

DECISION
Communication No. 297/2006
Submitted by:

Bachan Singh Sogi (represented by counsel,
Johanne Doyon)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Canada

Date of the complaint:

11 June 2006 (initial submission)

Date of the present decision:

16 November 2007

Subject matter:

Expulsion to his country of origin of complainant, allegedly a
member of a Sikh terrorist organization, despite request for
interim measures

Substantive issues:

Risk of torture in case of expulsion to country of origin

Procedural issues:

Complaint not compatible with the provisions of the
Convention; failure to substantiate allegations

Articles of the Convention:

3, 22
[ANNEX]

GE.07-45624 (E) 181207 211207

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