CAT/C/64/D/803/2017

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
2 October 2018
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 803/2017*, **
Communication submitted by:

A.E.M. (represented by counsel, Alison
Battisson)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Australia

Date of complaint:

3 February 2017 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of inhuman and degrading treatment in case
of deportation to Afghanistan

At its meeting on 3 August 2018, the Committee, having been informed by the
complainant’s counsel that the complainant had been deported, that counsel had lost contact
with the complainant and had, accordingly, withdrawn the complaint as it was impossible
for her to comment on the State party’s observations, decided to discontinue the
consideration of communication No. 803/2017.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-fourth session (23 July–10 August 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.18-16288(E)

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