CAT UNITED NATIONS Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr. RESTRICTED∗ CAT/C/37/D/280/2005∗∗ 30 November 2006 ENGLISH Original: FRENCH COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Thirty-seventh session (6-24 November 2006) DECISION Communication No. 280/2005 Submitted by: Gamal El Rgeig (represented by counsel) Alleged victim: The complainant State party: Switzerland Date of complaint: 15 September 2005 (initial submission) Date of present decision: 15 November 2006 Subject matter: Expulsion of complainant to a country where he is likely to be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Substantive issues: Risk of torture if expelled; risk of cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment or treatment if expelled Procedural issue: None Article of the Convention: 3 [ANNEX] ∗ Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture. ∗∗ Reissued for technical reasons. GE.06-45669 (E) 121206

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