United Nations


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

Distr.: General

26 May 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 990/2020 * , **

Communication submitted by:H.H. (represented by counsel, Rebecca Ahlstrand)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Sweden

Date of complaint:28 November 2019 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to Afghanistan; risk of torture

At its meeting on 28 April 2021, the Committee, having been informed that the complainant had left Sweden and applied for asylum elsewhere, and given the complainant’s withdrawal of the complaint on those grounds, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 990/2020.