CAT/C/48/D/424/2010

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
9 July 2012
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 424/2010
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-eighth session, 7 May to
1 June 2012

GE.12-43949

Submitted by:

M.Z.A. (represented by counsel, Emma
Persson)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Sweden

Date of complaint:

3 June 2010 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

22 May 2012

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to Azerbaijan

Procedural issue:

Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issue:

Prohibition of refoulement

Articles of the Convention:

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