United Nations

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

Distr.: Restricted*
3 December 2010
Original: English

Committee Against Torture
Forty-fifth session
1 – 19 November 2010


Communication No. 373/2009
Submitted by:

Munir Aytulun, and Lilav Guclu (represented by
counsel, Ingerman Sahlstrom)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of the complaint:

27 January 2009 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

19 November 2010

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to Turkey

Procedural issues:

insufficient substantiation

Substantive issues:

Prohibition of refoulement

Article of the Convention:


[ Annex ]



Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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