United Nations


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

Distr.: General

22 September 2017

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 590/2014 * , **

Communication submitted by:N.H.Z.

A lleged victim:The complainant

State party:Canada

Date of complaint:6 March 2014 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation

At its meeting on 31 July 2017, the Committee, not having received the complainant’s comments on the State party’s observations, despite sending three reminders to that effect, and therefore being unable to continue the proceedings, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 590/2014.