United Nations

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

Distr.: General
20 September 2019
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 849/2017*, **
Communication submitted by:

B.S. (represented by counsel, Zoheir Snasni)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

17 October 2017 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation
to India

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, having been informed by counsel
that he had been unable to submit his comments on the State party’s observations on
admissibility and the merits because he had lost contact with the complainant after the State
party had removed the complainant to India on 15 December 2017, decided to discontinue
the consideration of communication No. 849/2017.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-seventh session (22 July–9 August 2019).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu,
Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón and Sébastien Touzé.



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