United Nations

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

Distr.: General
31 January 2013
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 437/2010
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-ninth session, 29
October to 23 November 2012


Submitted by:

B.M.S. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

10 August 2010 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

12 November 2012

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to Algeria

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon return to the country of

Procedural issue:

Non-substantiation of claims

Article of the Convention:


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