United Nations

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

Distr.: General
5 July 2012
Original: French

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 396/2009
Decision adopted by the Committee against Torture at its forty-seventh
session, 7 May–1 June 2012
Submitted by:

Combey Brice Magloire Gbadjavi

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

18 August 2009 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

1 June 2012

Subject matter:

Risk of complainant’s deportation to Togo

Procedural issues:


Substantive issues:

Deportation of a person to another State
where there are substantial grounds for
believing that he would be in danger of being
subjected to torture

Article of the Convention:



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