CAT/C/61/D/755/2016 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr.: General 21 September 2017 Original: English Committee against Torture Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 755/2016*,** Communication submitted by: Hugues Mbele (represented by Mr. Alexandre Mwanza, Migrant Arc-En-Ciel) Alleged victim: The complainant State party: Switzerland Date of complaint: 22 June 2016 (initial submission) Substantive issue: Risk of torture upon deportation At its meeting on 31 July 2017, the Committee against Torture decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 755/2016 since the complainant had been granted a renewable residence permit in Switzerland (permit B), and would therefore not risk to be forcibly removed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. * Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-first session (24 July-11 August 2017). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the consideration of the present communication: Essadia Belmir, Alessio Bruni, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu, Sébastien Touzé and Kening Zhang. GE.17-16518(E) 

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