United Nations


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

Distr.: General

3 October 2019

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 786/2016 * , **

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

A lleged victim:The complainant

State party:Canada

Date of complaint:24 November 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation to India

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, not having received comments from the complainant’s counsel on the State party’s observations on the admissibility and merits, despite sending three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of communication No. 786/2016.