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. 833/2017 * , **

Communication submitted by:H.B. (represented by counsel, Tarig Hassan)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Switzerland

Date of complaint:4 July 2017 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Deportation to Ethiopia

At its meeting on 28 April 2021, the Committee, having been informed by counsel that the complainant had been granted a residence permit owing to her marriage with a national of Switzerland and that the complainant was therefore no longer at a risk of being deported to Ethiopia, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 833/2017.