CAT/C/67/D/665/2015 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 4 September 2019 Original: English Committee against Torture Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 665/2015*, ** Communication submitted by: J.S. (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The complainant State party: Canada Date of complaint: 18 March 2015 (initial submission) Substantive issue: Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation to Sri Lanka At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, having received a request from the State party for discontinuance, and noting the fact that the complainant had become a permanent resident of Canada on 5 March 2018 and that therefore the communication was moot, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 665/2015. * Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-seventh session (22 July–9 August 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 and Sébastien Touzé. GE.19-15104(E) 

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