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. 966/2019 * , **

Communication submitted by:J.A. (represented by counsel, Andrea Pettersson)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Sweden

Date of complaint:8 September 2019 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to Afghanistan; risk of torture

At its meeting on 28 April 2021, the Committee, having not received comments from the complainant’s counsel on the State party’s observations, despite having sent three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 966/2019.