United Nations


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

Distr.: General

11 February 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 1015/2020 * , **

Communication submitted by:B.T.M. (represented by counsel, Stephanie Motz)

A lleged victim:The complainant

State party:Switzerland

Date of complaint:14 July 2020 (initial submission)

Substantive issue s :Deportation to Greece; risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; rehabilitation

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, having received a request from the State party to discontinue the communication on the grounds that the State party had decided to re-examine the asylum application of the complainant and that the latter no longer risked being removed to Greece, and after having been informed that the complainant did not oppose said request, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 1015/2020.