United Nations


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

Distr.: General

18 September 2018

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 689/2015 * , **

Communication submitted by:A.S. (represented by counsel, Rajwinder S. Bhambi)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Canada

Date of complaint:24 July 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to India

At its meeting on 3 August 2018, the Committee, not having received comments from the complainant’s counsel on the State party’s observations on admissibility and the merits, despite sending several reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 689/2015.