CAT/C/67/D/806/2017

United Nations

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

Distr.: General
2 September 2019
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 806/2017*, **
Communication submitted by:

J.N. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Australia

Date of complaint:

24 December 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, having been informed that the
complainant had returned to Sri Lanka and wished to discontinue the communication,
decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 806/2017.

* 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.

GE.19-14954(E)

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