CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

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RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/41/D/316/2007
26 November 2008
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Forty-first session
(3 - 21 November 2008)
DECISION
Communication No. 316/2007
Submitted by:

L. J. R. (represented by J. L. B.)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Australia

Date of the complaint:

5 April 2007 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

10 November 2008

Subject matter: Extradition with alleged risk of torture;
Procedural issue: Non substantiation; incompatibility with the Convention;
Substantive issue: Risk of torture upon return; treatment contrary to the Convention while
in prison;
Articles of the Convention: 3, 16.
[ANNEX]

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

GE.08-45513

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