United Nations

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

Distr.: General
18 June 2018
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 629/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

K.K. et al. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victims:

The complainants

State party:


Date of complaint:

10 September 2014 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to the Russian

At its meeting on 16 May 2018, the Committee, having received a request from the
State party to discontinue the communication as the complainants had failed to submit their
comments on the State party’s observations on admissibility and the merits of the complaint
and otherwise had not contacted the Secretariat since the submission of the complaint on 10
September 2014, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 629/2014.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-third session (23 April–18 May 2018).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu, Diego
Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé, and Honghong Zhang. Pursuant to rule 109 of the Committee’s
rules of procedure, Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov did not participate in the examination of this



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