UNITED
NATIONS

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

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RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/38/D/298/2006
24 May 2007
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-eighth session
(30 April-18 May 2007)
DECISION
Communication No. 298/2006
Submitted by:

C.A.R.M. et al. (represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainants

State party:

Canada

Date of the complaint:

26 June 2006 (initial submission)

Date of the present decision:

18 May 2007

Subject matter:

Complainant’s expulsion to a country where he risks
being subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment or punishment

Basic issues:

Risk of torture in case of expulsion; risk of cruel, inhuman
or degrading treatment or punishment in case of expulsion

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies and failure to support
allegations

Article of the Convention:

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* Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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