United Nations


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

Distr.: General

6 September 2019

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 800/2017 * , **

Communication submitted by:S.S. (represented by counsel, R.S. Nandoe)

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Netherlands

Date of complaint:25 January 2017 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to Sri Lanka

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, having been informed that the complainant had left the State party’s territory and had filed a claim for asylum in another country, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 800/2017.