United Nations


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

Distr.: General

4 February 2022

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 1038/2020 * , **

Communication submitted by:N.N. (represented by counsel, Journalists and Writers Foundation)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Algeria

Date of complaint:4 November 2020 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to Turkey; risk of torture and other ill-treatment

At its meeting on 12 November 2021, the Committee, having received a request from the complainant’s counsel to discontinue the communication as he had lost contact with the complainant, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 1038/2020.