CAT/C/63/D/737/2016

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
21 June 2018
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 737/2016*, **
Communication submitted by:

S.K. (represented by counsel, John Sweeney)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Australia

Date of complaint:

20 March 2016

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka

At its meeting on 27 April 2018, the Committee, having received a request from the
complainant’s counsel to discontinue the communication as he had lost contact with the
complainant, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 737/2016.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-third session (23 April–18 May 2018).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu,
Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé, Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov and Honghong Zhang.

GE.18-10181(E)

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