United Nations

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

Distr.: General
11 January 2012
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 312/2007
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-seventh session, 31
October to 25 November 2011


Submitted by:

Hamid Reza Eftekhary

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of the complaint:

24 October 2006 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

25 November 2011

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to the Islamic
Republic of Iran

Procedural issue:

Insufficient substantiation

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading
treatment or punishment in the event of

Article of the Convention:


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