CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

Distr.
RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/40/D/309/2006
19 May 2008
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Fortieth session
(28 April - 16 May 2008)

DECISION
Communication No. 309/2006
Submitted by:

R. K. et al. (represented by counsel, Confrere
Juristbyrå)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Sweden

Date of the complaint:

12 December 2006 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

16 May 2008

Subject matter: deportation from Sweden to Azerbaijan, with alleged risk of torture
and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Procedural issues: none
Substantive issues: risk of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment on deportation
Articles of the Convention: 3
[ANNEX]

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

GE.08-42018

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