United Nations


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

Distr.: General

28 January 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 740/2016 * , **

Communication submitted by:S.V. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Australia

Date of complaint:13 April 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to Sri Lanka; risk of torture

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, not having received comments from the complainant on the State party’s observations, despite sending three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 740/2016.