CAT/C/21/D/110/1998 page 2 ANNEX DRAFT VIEWS OF THE COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE UNDER ARTICLE 22, PARAGRAPH 7, OF THE CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT TWENTY-FIRST SESSION concerning Communication No. 110/1998 Submitted by: Cecilia Rosana Núñez Chipana (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The author State party: Venezuela Date of communication: 30 April 1998 The Committee against Torture, established under article 17 of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Meeting on 10 November 1998, Having concluded its consideration of communication No. 110/1998, submitted to the Committee against Torture under article 22 of the Convention, Having taken into account all information made available to it by the author of the communication and the State party, Adopts its Views under article 22, paragraph 7, of the Convention. 1. The author of the communication is Cecilia Rosana Núñez Chipana, a Peruvian citizen detained in Venezuela and subjected to extradition proceedings at the request of the Government of Peru. She claims that her forced return to Peru would be a violation by Venezuela of article 3 of the Convention. She is represented by counsel. The facts described by the author 2.1 The Committee received the first letter from the author on 30 April 1998. She stated that she was arrested in Caracas on 16 February 1998 by officials of the Intelligence and Prevention Services Department (DISIP). The Government of Peru requested her extradition on 26 February 1998, and extradition proceedings were instituted in the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice. 2.2 The author maintained that the nature of the accusations against her would place her in the group of persons liable to be subjected to torture.