United Nations


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

Distr.: General

18 June 2018

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 629/2014 * , **

Communication submitted by:K.K. et al. (not represented by counsel)

Alleged victims:The complainants

State party:Sweden

Date of complaint:10 September 2014 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:Risk of torture upon deportation to the Russian Federation

At its meeting on 16 May 2018, the Committee, having received a request from the State party to discontinue the communication as the complainants had failed to submit their comments on the State party’s observations on admissibility and the merits of the complaint and otherwise had not contacted the Secretariat since the submission of the complaint on 10 September 2014, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 629/2014.