CAT/C/43/D/307/2006 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 Decision Communication No. 307/2006 Submitted by: Emad Yassin (represented by counsel, Mr. Byron E. Pfeiffer) Alleged victim: The complainant State party: Canada 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: Non-refoulement Articles of the Convention: 3, 22 (5) (b) Rules of procedure: Rule 107 (b) and (e) [Annex] * Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture. GE.09-46716 (E) 151209

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