United Nations

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

Distr.: General
11 February 2021
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 877/2018*, **
Communication submitted by:

H.S.D. (represented by counsel, Rajwinder Singh

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

16 July 2018 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:

Deportation of the complainant to India; risk of

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, not having received comments from the
complainant’s counsel on the State party’s observations on admissibility and the merits,
despite sending three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of
communication No. 877/2018.

* Adopted by the Committee intersessionally on 30 December 2020.
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Claude Heller, Erdogan Iscan, Liu Huawen, Jens Modvig, Ilvija Puce, Diego
Rodríguez-Pinzón, Sébastien Touzé and Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov.


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