United Nations

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

Distr.: General
11 February 2021
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 1015/2020*, **
Communication submitted by:

B.T.M. (represented by counsel, Stephanie Motz)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

14 July 2020 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:

Deportation to Greece; risk of torture and other
cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment; rehabilitation

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, having received a request from the State party
to discontinue the communication on the grounds that the State party had decided to reexamine the asylum application of the complainant and that the latter no longer risked being
removed to Greece, and after having been informed that the complainant did not oppose said
request, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 1015/2020.

* Adopted by the Committee intersessionally on 30 December 2020.
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Claude Heller, Erdogan Iscan, Liu Huawen, Jens Modvig, Ilvija Puce, Diego
Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé and Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov.


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