United Nations

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

Distr.: General
29 August 2018
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 733/2016*, **
Communication submitted by:

M.A.A. (represented by counsel, Niels-Erik

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

15 October 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Deportation of the complainant to Somalia

At its meeting on 3 August 2018, the Committee, not having received the
complainant’s comments on the State party’s observations, despite sending several
reminders to that effect, and therefore being unable to continue the proceedings, decided to
discontinue the consideration of communication No. 733/2016.

* Adopted by the Committee at its 64th session (23 July–10 August 2018).
** 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, Sébastien Touzé, Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov and Honghong Zhang.



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