United Nations

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

Distr.: Restricted*
10 December 2009
Original: English

Committee against Torture
Forty-third session
2–20 November 2009

Communication No. 307/2006
Submitted by:

Emad Yassin (represented by counsel, Mr.
Byron E. Pfeiffer)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of the complaint:

29 October 2006 (initial submission)

Date of present decision:

4 November 2009

Subject matter:

Deportation of complainant to Iraq

Procedural issues:

Exhaustion of domestic remedies – Lack of
substantiation of claim

Substantive issues:


Articles of the Convention:

3, 22 (5) (b)

Rules of procedure:

Rule 107 (b) and (e)


* Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

GE.09-46716 (E)


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