United Nations


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

Distr.: General

9 December 2022

Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the Convention, concerning communication No. 901/2018 * , **

Communication submitted by:E.T. and R.S. (represented by counsel, Sonja Troicher)

Alleged victim s :The complainants and their three children

State party:Switzerland

Date of complaint:11 December 2018 (initial submission)

Substantive issue s :Deportation to the Russian Federation; risk of torture and other ill-treatment

At its meeting on 21 July 2022, the Committee, having been informed by the State party that the complainants had been granted asylum on 26 February 2021, and having subsequently received a request for discontinuance from the State party and an expression of consent from the complainants’ counsel to discontinue the case owing to its successful resolution, decided to discontinue the consideration of communication No. 901/2018.