CAT/C/48/D/393/2009

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
10 July 2012
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 393/2009
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-eighth session, 7 May to
1 June 2012

GE.12-43992

Submitted by:

E.T. (represented by counsel, Tarig Hassan)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Switzerland

Date of complaint:

27 July 2009 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

23 May 2012

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to Ethiopia

Procedural issue:

-

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon return to country of
origin

Article of the Convention:

3

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