CAT/C/64/D/724/2016 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 2 October 2018 Original: English Committee against Torture Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 724/2016*, ** Communication submitted by: V.K. and S.K. Alleged victims: The complainants State party: Switzerland Date of complaint: 12 December 2015 (initial submission) Substantive issue: Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka At its meeting on 3 August 2018, the Committee, having received information from the parties that the State party, by decision of 14 April 2018, had granted the complainants refugee status, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 724/2016. * Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-fourth session (23 July–10 August 2018). ** 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, Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov and Honghong Zhang. GE.18-16329(E) 

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