UNITED NATIONS CAT Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr. RESTRICTED* CAT/C/19/D/57/1996 18 November 1997 ENGLISH Original: FRENCH COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Nineteenth session (10-21 November 1997) VIEWS Communication No. 57/1996 Submitted by: P.Q.L. (name deleted) (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Canada Date of communication: 10 October 1996 Date of adoption of views: 17 November 1997 (See Annex) * Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture. GE.97-19420 (E)

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