CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/40/D/311/2007
15 May 2008
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Fortieth session
(28 April - 16 May 2008)

DECISION
Communication No. 311/2007
Submitted by:

M. X. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Switzerland

Date of the complaint:

19 January 2007 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

7 May 2008

Subject matter: deportation from Switzerland to Belarus (or to Ukraine), with alleged
risk of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Procedural issues: none
Substantive issues: risk of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment on deportation
Articles of the Convention: 3

[ANNEX]
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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

GE.08-41970

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