United Nations


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

Distr.: General

14 September 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 942/2019 * , **

Communication submitted by:M.K. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Australia

Date of complaint:24 June 2019 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka

At its meeting on 14 July 2021, the Committee, not having received the complainant’s comments on the State party’s observations, despite sending four reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 942/2019.