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. 950/2019*, **
Communication submitted by:

A.R. (represented by counsel, Ruth Nordström)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

21 August 2019 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:

Deportation to Afghanistan; risk of torture

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, having been informed that the expulsion order
against the complainant had become time-barred and that he could now submit a new asylum
application in Sweden, decided to discontinue its examination of communication No.

* 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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