DECISION OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE UNDER
ARTICLE 22 OF THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND
OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR
Complaint No. 180/2001**
Date of submission: 1 March 2001
The Committee against Torture, established under article 17 of the Convention against
Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Meeting on 30 April 2002,
Having concluded its consideration of complaint No. 180/2001, submitted to the
Committee against Torture under article 22 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel,
Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,
Having taken into account all information made available to it by the complainant, his
counsel and the State party,
Adopts its Decision under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention.
* The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the case:
Mr. Peter Thomas Burns, Mr. Guibril Camara, Mr. Sayed Kassem El Masry, Ms. Felice Gaer,
Sr. Alejandro Gonzalez Poblete, Mr. Andreas Mavrommatis, Mr. Fernando Mariño Menendez,
Mr. Alexander M. Yakovlev, Mr. Yu Mengjia.
** Pursuant to rule 103, paragraph 1 (c), Mr. Ole Vedel Rasmussen did not participate in the
consideration of the complaint.