United Nations


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

Distr.: General

20 January 2021

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 660/2015 * * , ** *

Communication submitted by :S.V. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victim :The complainant

State party :Russian Federation

Date of com plaint :6 August 2013 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Ill-treatment by police during detention

On 30 December 2020, the Committee, having lost contact with the complainant, who had not manifested his interest in maintaining the communication since his initial submission in 2013, notably not having received comments from the complainant on the State party’s observations, despite sending three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 660/2015.