CAT/C/61/D/617/2014

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
22 September 2017
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 617/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

N.A.L. et al

Alleged victim:

The complainants

State party:

Canada

Date of complaint:

24 July 2014 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:

Risk of torture upon deportation

At its meeting on 31 July 2017, the Committee against Torture, having received two
requests from the complainants’ counsel to discontinue the communication, decided to
discontinue the consideration of communication No. 617/2014.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-first session (24 July-11 August 2017).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Alessio Bruni, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens
Modvig, Sapana Pradhan-Malla, Ana Racu, Sébastien Touzé and Kening Zhang.

GE.17-16714(E)

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