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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BFA/CO/1, 11 July 2016: Burkina Faso

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity 13. The Committee is concerned about the stereotyping of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons, and about reports of discriminatory acts and hate speech aimed at them, including by politicians. It also notes with concern the absence of legislation expressly […]

Attacks on Justice 2000 – Burkina Faso

The judicial system in Burkina Faso is weak and remains under the control of the executive power, despite the fact that the Constitution guarantees its independence. Impunity in the country is still a widespread phenomenon. (more…)

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