United Nations

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

Distr.: General
22 January 2021
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 970/2019*, **
Communication submitted by:

M.B. (represented by counsel, Vladimir Hrle)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

15 November 2019 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:

Deportation to Qatar; risk of torture

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, having been informed by counsel on 19 March
2020 that the complainant had been safely removed from Montenegro to the United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, decided to discontinue the consideration of
communication No. 970/2019.

* Adopted by the Committee intersessionally on 30 December 2020.
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Claude Heller, Erdogan Iscan, Liu Huawen, Jens Modvig, Ilvija Puce, Diego
Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé and Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov.


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