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SOGI Casebook chapters Archives: Freedom of assembly association and expression

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights defenders, E/CN.4/2003/104/Add.1, 20 February 2003: Holy See

284. On 2 (sic) December 2002, the Special Representative transmitted an urgent appeal regarding Don Vitaliano Della Sala, a priest serving in the parish of San Giacomo in the region of Sant’ Angelo à Scala, who has reportedly been removed from his functions. It is alleged that the decision to remove him was taken by […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the question of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, E/CN.4/2002/76/Add.1, March 14, 2002: Egypt

507. On 17 May 2001, the Special Rapporteur sent a joint urgent appeal with the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers and the Chairman- Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of at least 56 persons, amongst them [names of persons], who had reportedly been arrested on 10 May […]

Hatter v. Pepsi Sziget, Budapest 2nd and 3rd District Court of Justice, Hungary (March 2002)

Procedural Posture The District Court of Justice heard the case after an injunction, granted in favour of the appellant organisation, was dismissed by another court on procedural grounds. Facts Hatter Barati Tarsasag a Melegeker Egyesulet, the appellant, was an LGBT group. The government recognised Hatter as a group having kiemelkedöen közhasznú, or “pre-eminent standing”. The […]

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights defenders, E/CN.4/2002/106, 27 February 2002: India

201. The Special Representative sent an urgent appeal on 25 July 2001 concerning a police raid, on 7 July 2001, on the offices of the Bharosa Trust, a local organization for gay men, and of the liaison office in Lucknow of the Naz Foundation International (NFI), an international development agency providing technical support for the […]

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights defenders, E/CN.4/2002/106, 27 February 2002: Ecuador

146. On 3 April 2001, the Special Representative, together with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, sent an urgent appeal regarding members of the human rights organization QUITOGAY and of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) community, who reportedly received an e- mail on 23 March 2001 in the QUITOGAY office […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, E/CN.4/2002/72, February 11, 2002: Egypt

57. On 17 May 2001 the Special Rapporteur sent a joint urgent appeal with the Chairman-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and the Special Rapporteur on torture concerning 56 individuals who were arrested on 10 May 2001, allegedly because of homosexual activities. These individuals were held in incommunicado detention and denied access to […]