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. 787/2016 * , **

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

Alleged victim:The complainant

State party:Canada

Date of complaint:26 November 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to India

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, not having received a response to repeated requests for counsel’s comments on the State party’s observations, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 787/2016.