United Nations


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

Distr.: General

20 September 2019

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 849/2017 * , **

Communication submitted by:B.S. (represented by counsel, Zoheir Snasni)

A lleged victim:The complainant

State party:Canada

Date of complaint:17 October 2017 (initial submission)

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

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, having been informed by counsel that he had been unable to submit his comments on the State party’s observations on admissibility and the merits because he had lost contact with the complainant after the State party had removed the complainant to India on 15 December 2017, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 849/2017.