CAT/C/29/D/204/2002 page 2 Annex DECISION OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE UNDER ARTICLE 22 OF THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT Twenty-ninth session concerning Complaint No. 204/2002 Submitted by: Mr. Hassan Karbalai Heidar (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: Mr. Hassan Karbalai Heidar State party: Sweden Date of complaint: 26 March 2002 Date of present decision: 19 November 2002 The Committee against Torture, established under article 17 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Meeting on 19 November 2002, Having concluded its consideration of complaint No. 204/2002, submitted to the Committee against Torture by Mr. Hassan Karbalai Heidar under article 22 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Having taken into account all information made available to it by the author of the complaint, his counsel and the State party, Adopts the following: Decision under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention 1.1 The complainant is Mr. Hassan Karbalai Heidar, a citizen of Iran, currently awaiting deportation from Sweden. He claims that his removal to Iran would constitute a violation by Sweden of article 3 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. He is represented by counsel.