United Nations

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

Distr.: General
16 January 2011
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 353/2008
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-seventh session, 31
October to 25 November 2011


Submitted by:

Dmytro Slyusar (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

28 July 2008 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

14 November 2011

Subject matter:

Ill-treatment in detention

Procedural issue:

Non-exhaustion of domestic remedies

Substantive issues:

Torture, failure to conduct prompt and
impartial investigation

Articles of the Convention:

1, 2, 12, 13 and 14.

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