United Nations

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

Distr.: Restricted*
7 July 2011
Original: French

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

Communication No. 375/2009
Submitted by:

T.D. (represented by counsel, Tarig Hassan)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

10 March 2009 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

26 May 2011

Subject matter:

Deportation from Switzerland to Ethiopia,
risk of torture and cruel, inhuman or
degrading treatment

Procedural issues:


Substantive issues:

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

Articles of the Convention:



* Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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