United Nations

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

Distr.: Restricted*
1 July 2011
Original: English

Committee against Torture
Forty-sixth session
9 May–3 June 2011

Communication No. 357/2008
Submitted by:

Fuad Jahani (represented by counsel,
Mr. Urs Ebnöther)

Alleged victim:

Fuad Jahani

State party:


Date of complaint:

9 October 2008 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

23 May 2011

Subject matter:

Deportation from Switzerland to the Islamic
Republic of Iran, with alleged risk of torture
and other cruel, inhuman or degrading
treatment or punishment

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Risk of torture following deportation; risk of
cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment following deportation

Article of the Convention:





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