CRPD/C/23/D/60/2019 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Distr.: General 22 October 2020 Original: English Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Views adopted by the Committee under article 5 of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 60/2019*, **, *** Communication submitted by: N.L. (represented by counsel, Linnea Midtsian) Alleged victim: The author State party: Sweden Date of communication: 10 May 2019 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rules 64 and 70 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 21 May 2019 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of Views: 28 August 2020 Subject matter: Deportation to Iraq Procedural issues: Substantiation of claims; admissibility ratione materiae Substantive issues: Right to life; freedom from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; discrimination based on gender; equal recognition before the law Articles of the Convention: 6, 10, 12 and 15 Articles of the Optional Protocol: 1, 2 (e) 1.1 The author of the communication is N.L., a national of Iraq, born in 1961. Her application for asylum has been rejected by the State party. She claims that her deportation to Iraq would constitute a violation of her rights by the State party under articles 6, 10, 12 and 15 of the Convention. The Optional Protocol entered into force for the State party on 14 January 2009. The author is represented by counsel. * Adopted by the Committee at its twenty-third session (17 August–4 September). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Ahmad Alsaif, Danlami Umaru Basharu, Monthian Buntan, Imed Eddine Chaker, Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame, Mara Cristina Gabrilli, Amalia Gamio Ríos, Ishikawa Jun, Samuel Njuguna Kabue, Kim Mi Yeon, László Gábor Lovászy, Robert George Martin, Dmitry Rebrov, Jonas Ruskus, Markus Schefer and Risnawati Utam. *** An individual opinion by Committee member László Gábor Lovászy (dissenting) is annexed to the present Views. GE.20-13937(E) 

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