United Nations


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

Distr.: General

27 May 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 940/2019 * , **

Communication submitted by:R.D. (represented by counsel, Cemal Özkan)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Sweden

Date of complaint:27 June 2019 (initial submission)

Substantive issue s :Deportation to the Russian Federation; risk of torture

At its meeting on 28 April 2021, the Committee, not having received comments from the complainant’s counsel on the State party’s observations, despite sending three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 940/2019.