CAT/C/67/D/844/2017 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 13 September 2019 Original: English Committee against Torture Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 844/2017*, ** Communication submitted by: D.M. (represented by counsel, Kirsi Hytinantti) Alleged victim: The complainant State party: Finland Date of complaint: 6 October 2017 (initial submission) Substantive issue: Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation to Afghanistan At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, having been informed by counsel that the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland has decided to remit the case to the Finnish Immigration Service for fresh consideration and that counsel has asked specifically for discontinuance of the case, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 844/2017 on the understanding that the complainant would be entitled to submit a new communication to the Committee in the event of a renewed risk of forcible removal from the State party’s territory. * Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-seventh session (22 July–9 August 2019). ** 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 and Sébastien Touzé. GE.19-15742(E) 

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