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. 706/2015 * , **

Communication submitted by:M.K. (represented by counsel, Gabriella Tau)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Switzerland

Date of complaint:13 October 2015 (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 State party, and subsequent confirmation from the counsel, to discontinue the communication as the complainant had been granted asylum, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 706/2015.