United Nations


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

Distr.: General

7 June 2019

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 825/2017 * , **

Communication submitted by:T. (represented by counsel, Neda Khansan)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Sweden

Date of complaint:9 May 2017 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to Afghanistan

At its meeting on 3 May 2019, the Committee, having been informed that since the expulsion order against the complainant had become time-barred, and that he could now submit a new asylum application in Sweden, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 825/2017 on the understanding that the complainant would be entitled to submit a new communication to the Committee in the event of a renewed risk of forcible removal from the State party’s territory.