United Nations


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

Distr.: General

31 July 2023

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 907/2019 * , **

Communication submitted by :I.D. et al. (represented by counsel, Kirsi Hytinantti)

Alleged victim s :The complainants

State party :Finland

Date of com plaint :10 December 2018 (initial submission)

Substantive issues:Deportation to the Russian Federation (non-refoulement); risk of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

At its meeting on 5 May 2023, the Committee, having been informed by the State party on 22 December 2021 that the complainants no longer faced a risk of removal from Finland as they had been granted asylum, and having subsequently received a request for discontinuance, which the complainants accepted on 30 December 2021 owing to the successful resolution of their case, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 907/2019.