United Nations

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

Distr.: General
27 June 2019
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 624/2014*, **
Communication submitted by:

M.Z. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

21 August 2014 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation
to the Islamic Republic of Iran

At its meeting on 3 May 2019, the Committee, having received a request from the
State party for discontinuance, and noting the fact that the complainant had been granted a
Safe Haven Enterprise (subclass 790) visa on 13 April 2018, decided to discontinue the
consideration of communication No. 624/2014.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-sixth session (23 April–17 May 2019).
** 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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