CAT

UNITED
NATIONS

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

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RESTRICTED*
CAT/C/41/D/257/2004
21 November 2008
Original: ENGLISH

COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE
Forty-first session
(3 - 21 November 2008)
DECISION
Communication No. 257/2004
Submitted by:

Mr. Kostadin Nikolov Keremedchiev (not
represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:

Bulgaria

Date of complaint:

28 September 2004 (initial submission)

Date of the present decision:

11 November 2008

Subject matter: Torture/Ill-treatment during arrest
Substantive issues: Torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, failure
to investigate
Articles of the Convention: 1, paragraph 1; 10; 11; 12; and 16.

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Made public by decision of the Committee against Torture.

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