United Nations

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

Distr.: General
3 January 2020
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 850/2017*, **
Communication submitted by:

A.A. (represented by counsel, Tarig Hassan)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

7 November 2017 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to Eritrea

At its meeting on 15 November 2019, the Committee, having received information
from the complainant’s counsel to the effect that the complainant has left Switzerland, and
taking into account that the counsel has lost contact with the complainant, decided to
discontinue the examination of communication No. 850/2017.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-eighth session (11 November–6 December 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, Sébastien Touzé and Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov.



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