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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55/Add.2, 30 December 2015: Burundi

II. Legal framework for the promotion and protection of human rights C. National level 4. Freedom of association 30. Freedom of association is guaranteed by article 32 of the Constitution. Associations are governed by Decree-Act No. 1/11 of 18 April 1992 on the organization of non-profit-making associations. The Decree-Act contains a number of provisions that […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/BDI/CO/2, 26 November 2014: Burundi

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Discrimination based on sexual orientation 23. The Committee is concerned at the fact that homosexuality is an offence under the Criminal Code and at reports of homosexuals being subject to threats to their physical integrity, persecution and acts of violence (art. 16). The State party should decriminalize homosexuality […]