CAT/C/64/D/656/2015

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
14 May 2019
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 656/2015*, **
Communication submitted by:

P.S.

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Canada

Date of complaint:

5 January 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation

At its meeting on 3 August 2018, the Committee, not having received the
complainant’s comments on the State party’s observations, despite sending three reminders
to that effect, and therefore being unable to continue the proceedings, decided to
discontinue the consideration of communication No. 656/2015.

* 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.19-07820(E)

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