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Communication No 154/2000 : Australia. 23/11/2001.
CAT/C/27/D/154/2000. (Jurisprudence)
Convention Abbreviation:

CAT

Committee Against Torture
Twenty-seventh session
12 - 23 November 2001
[PART OF ANNEX VII OF DOCUMENT A/57/44]
Views of the Committee Against Torture under article 22 of the
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
- Twenty-seventh session -

Communication No. 154/2000
Submitted by: M.S. (name withheld) [represented by counsel]
Alleged victim: The petitioner
State party: Australia
Date of communication: 25 January 2000
The Committee against Torture, established under article 17 of the Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Meeting on 23 November 2001,
Having concluded its consideration of communication No. 154/2000, 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 petitioner and the State
party,
Adopts its Views under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention.
1.1 The petitioner is M.S., an Algerian national, currently detained in the Immigration

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