United Nations


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

Distr.: General

22 January 2018

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 692/2015 * , **

Communication submitted by:Ragulan Thurairajah

Alleged victim :The complainant

State party :Netherlands

Date of co mplaint :13 July 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka

At its meeting on 6 November 2017, the Committee against Torture, having ascertained that the complainant had voluntarily left the Netherlands on 16 April 2017 and having received confirmation from his counsel that he agreed with the State party’s request for discontinuance, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 692/2015.