CAT/C/53/D/492/2012 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 19 January 2015 Original: English Committee against Torture Communication No. 492/2012 Decision adopted by the Committee at its fifty-third session, 3–28 November 2014 Submitted by: Abed Azizi (represented by counsel, Urs Ebnöther) Alleged victim: Abed Azizi State party: Switzerland Date of complaint: 22 February 2012 (initial submission) Date of present decision: 27 November 2014 Subject matter: Deportation to Islamic Republic of Iran Procedural issues: – Substantive issues: Risk of torture upon return to the country of origin Article of the Convention: 3 GE.15-00566 

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