CAT/C/63/D/745/2016 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 21 June 2018 Original: English Committee against Torture Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 745/2016*, ** Communication submitted by: N.H.N. (represented by counsel, John Sweeney) Alleged victim: The complainant State party: Australia Date of complaint: 21 April 2016 (initial submission) Substantive issue: Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka At its meeting on 26 April 2018, the Committee, having received a request from the complainant’s counsel to discontinue the communication, as he had lost contact with the complainant following the latter’s voluntary departure from Australia with the assistance of the International Organization for Migration, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 745/2016. * Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-third session (23 April–18 May 2018). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Essadia Belmir, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu, Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé, Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov and Honghong Zhang. GE.18-10176(E) 

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