Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment or
14 December 2006
COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
6 – 24 November 2006
Communication No. 227/2003
A. A. C. (represented by counsel)
Date of complaint:
6 February 2003 (initial submission)
Date of present decision:
16 November 2006
Subject matter: Deportation from Sweden to Bangladesh; previous experience of
torture; effect of deportation on mental health.
Substantive issues: Risk of present, personal risk of torture; relevance of mental health
to question of degrading treatment.
Procedural issues: None
Articles of the Convention: 3 and 16
Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.