United Nations


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

Distr.: General

28 September 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 774/2016 * , **

Communication submitted by:A.T. et al. (represented by counsel, Stephanie Motz)

Alleged victims:The complainants

State party:Switzerland

Date of complaint:14 October 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to the Russian Federation; risk of torture

At its meeting on 14 July 2021, the Committee, having been informed by counsel that the complainants had been granted residence permits and therefore were no longer at risk of being deported to the Russian Federation, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 774/2016.