Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
27 June 2019
Committee against Torture
Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 624/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:
M.Z. (not represented by counsel)
Date of complaint:
21 August 2014 (initial submission)
Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation
to the Islamic Republic of Iran
At its meeting on 3 May 2019, the Committee, having received a request from the
State party for discontinuance, and noting the fact that the complainant had been granted a
Safe Haven Enterprise (subclass 790) visa on 13 April 2018, decided to discontinue the
consideration of communication No. 624/2014.
* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-sixth session (23 April–17 May 2019).
** 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.