CAT/C/47/D/444/2010

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
18 January 2012
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 444/2010
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-seventh session, 31
October to 25 November 2011

GE.12-40240

Submitted by:

Toirjon Abdussamatov and 28 other
complainants (represented by counsel,
Christine Laroque, ACAT-France)

Alleged victims:

The complainants

State party:

Kazakhstan

Date of complaint:

24 December 2010 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

15 November 2011

Subject matter:

Extradition of the complainants to Uzbekistan

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon return to the country of
origin

Procedural issue:

N/A

Article of the Convention:

3

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