UNITED NATIONS CAT Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr. RESTRICTED* CAT/C/22/D/120/1998 25 May 1999 Original: ENGLISH COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Twenty-second session (26 April-14 May 1999) VIEWS Communication No. 120/1998 Submitted by: S.S. Elmi (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Australia Date of communication: 17 November 1998 Date of adoption of Views: 14 May 1999 [See Annex] * Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture. GE.99-42212 (E)

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