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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/SWE/CO/7, 23 March 2016: Sweden

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and other measures taken by the State party: (a) The entry into force on 1 January 2011 of amendments to the Swedish constitution (the Instrument of Government), inter alia, incorporating the protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation; (e) The adoption in December 2013 of […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/SWE/CO/5, 30 January 2015: Sweden

II. Follow-up measures taken and progress achieved by the State party 5. The Committee also welcomes the following institutional and policy measures: (c) The long-term strategy to promote equal rights and opportunities regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, of December 2013; III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/SWE/CO/6-7, 18 November 2014: Sweden

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Hate crimes 15. While noting the priority consideration given by the Equality Ombudsman and the National Police Board to combating and preventing hate crimes, the Committee remains concerned at reports of violence and criminal acts motivated by hatred towards minorities and other vulnerable groups in Sweden, including Muslims, […]

ICJ, AIRE Centre and ECRE joint intervention in F.G. v Sweden

Today, the AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe), the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and the ICJ presented joint written observations to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of F.G. v. Sweden (Application No. 43611/11). (more…)

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