United Nations

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

Distr.: General
6 July 2012
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Communication No. 414/2010
Decision adopted by the Committee at its forty-eighth session, 7 May to
1 June 2012


Submitted by:

N.T.W. (represented by counsel, Tarig

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of the complaint:

18 March 2010 (initial submission)

Date of decision:

16 May 2012

Subject matter:

Deportation of the complainant to Ethiopia

Procedural issue:

Lack of substantiation of the claims

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture in the case of deportation of
the complainant

Article of the Convention:


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