United Nations

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

Distr.: Restricted *
3 June 2010
Original: English

Committee Against Torture
Forty-fourth session
26 April – 14 May 2010


Communication No. 356/2008
Submitted by:

N.S. (represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of the complaint:

19 September 2008 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

6 May 2010

Subject matter:

Risk of torture in case of expulsion to Turkey

Procedural issues:


Substantive issues:

Expulsion to another State where there are
substantial grounds for believing that the
complainant would be in danger of being
subjected to torture

Article of the Convention:


[ Annex ]



Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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