United Nations


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

Distr.: General

2 October 2018

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 724/2016 * , **

Communication submitted by:V.K. and S.K.

Alleged victims:The complainants

State party:Switzerland

Date of complaint:12 December 2015 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka

At its meeting on 3 August 2018, the Committee, having received information from the parties that the State party, by decision of 14 April 2018, had granted the complainants refugee status, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 724/2016.