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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