United Nations

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

Distr.: Restricted*
1 July 2011
Original: French

Committee against Torture
Forty-sixth session
9 May–3 June 2011

Communication No. 395/2009
Submitted by:

H. E-M. (represented by counsel, MarieHélène Giroux)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of the complaint:

17 August 2009 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

23 May 2011

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to Lebanon

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:


Articles of the Convention:

3, 22 (2 and 5 (b))

Rules of Procedure:

107 (b), (c) and (e)


* Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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