United Nations

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

Distr.: General
28 June 2012
Original: French

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-eighth session,
7 May to 1 June 2012
Communication No. 364/2008

GE.12-43679 (E)

Submitted by:


Alleged victims:

The complainant and his children, A.N. and

State party:


Date of complaint:

18 November 2008 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

18 May 2012

Subject matter:

Risk of deportation of the complainant and
his children to the Democratic Republic of
the Congo

Procedural issue:

Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issue:

Deportation of an individual to another State
where there are substantial grounds for
believing that he would be in danger of being
subjected to torture

Articles of the Convention:

3 and 22, paragraph 5 (b)

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