UNITED NATIONS CAT Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Distr. RESTRICTED* CAT/C/21/D/97/1997 16 December 1998 Original: ENGLISH COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Twenty-first session (9-20 November 1998) VIEWS Communication No. 97/1997 Submitted by: Orhan Ayas [represented by counsel] Alleged victim: The author State party: Sweden Date of communication: 26 November 1997 Date of adoption of views: 12 November 1998 [See annex] * Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture. GE.98-05143 (E)

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