United Nations

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

Distr.: General
22 January 2018
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 711/2015*, **
Communication submitted by:

M.S.A. and D.A.

Alleged victims:

The complainants

State party:


Date of complaint:

4 November 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to Bangladesh

At its meeting on 6 November 2017, the Committee against Torture, having
ascertained that the complainants had left Canada at their own initiative on 22 September
2016, and not having received the complainants’ comments on the State party’s
observations, despite sending reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the
consideration of communication No. 711/2015.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-second session (6 November–6 December 2017).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Alessio Bruni, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens
Modvig, Ana Racu, Sébastien Touzé and Khening Zhang.



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