Sexual orientation and gender identity: joint oral statement by the ICJ, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International

During the 19th session of the Human Rights Council, a plenary Panel discussion was convened on discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity – the first of its kind.

In a joint oral statement with Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, the ICJ welcomed the study by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and addressed concerns about the serious mischaracterization of international human rights law by some delegations at the Human Rights Council.

oral statement-analysis brief-2012 (full text in English, PDF)

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