CAT/C/59/D/459/2011

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
12 January 2017
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 459/2011*, **
Communication submitted by:

M.H. and R.H.

Alleged victims:

The complainants

State party:

Switzerland

Date of complaint:

6 April 2011 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation

At its meeting on 30 November 2016, the Committee against Torture, having
considered a request from the complainants, decided to discontinue the consideration of
communication No. 459/2011.

* Adopted by the Committee at its fifty-ninth session (7 November-7 December 2016).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Alessio Bruni, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens
Modvig, Sapana Pradhan-Malla, Ana Racu, Sébastien Touzé and Kening Zhang.

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