United Nations


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

Distr.: General

10 February 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 684/2015 * , **

Communication submitted by:J.S.(represented by Stewart Istvanffy)

A lleged victim:The complainant

State party:Canada

Date of complaint:28 May 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to Sri Lanka; risk of torture

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, having been informed that the complainant had been granted permanent residence in the State party, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 684/2015, on the understanding that the complainant would be entitled to submit a new communication to the Committee in the event of a renewed risk of forcible removal from the State party’s territory.