CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED∗
CAT/C/37/D/280/2005∗∗
30 November 2006
ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-seventh session
(6-24 November 2006)
DECISION
Communication No. 280/2005
Submitted by:

Gamal El Rgeig (represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Switzerland

Date of complaint:

15 September 2005 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

15 November 2006

Subject matter:

Expulsion of complainant to a country where he is likely
to be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment or punishment

Substantive issues:

Risk of torture if expelled; risk of cruel, inhuman or
degrading punishment or treatment if expelled

Procedural issue:

None

Article of the Convention:

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∗ Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.
∗∗ Reissued for technical reasons.
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