CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

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RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/39/D/299/2006
26 November 2007
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Thirty-ninth session
(5 – 23 November 2007)
DECISION
Communication No. 299/2006
Submitted by:

Jean Patrick Iya (represented by counsel,
Mr. Guido Ehrler)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Switzerland

Date of the complaint:

27 June 2006 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

16 November 2007

Subject matter: deportation of the complainant from Switzerland to the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Procedural issue: none
Substantive issue: deportation of a person to another State where there are
substantial grounds for believing that he would be in danger of being subjected to
torture.
Article of the Convention: 3

[ANNEX]

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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