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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/19/55/Add.2, 23 February 2012: Russian Federation

Russian Federation 305. JUA 30/11/11 Case no.: RUS 12/2011 State Reply: 18/01/12 – Allegation of the passing of the first reading of a bill, which allegedly restricts LGBTI rights by the Legislative Assembly in St. Petersburg. Observations 308. The Special Rapporteur is also concerned about increased obstacles for defenders of LGBTI rights as a result […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/19/55/Add.2, 23 February 2012: Moldova

Republic of Moldova 294. JAL 31/05/11 Case no.: MDA 3/2011 State Reply: 11/07/11 – Alleged ban to broadcast a documentary film on LGBTI rights. 295. JUA 19/07/06 Case no.: MDA 3/2006 State Reply: 20/06/11 – Alleged acts of intimidation against lawyers. Observations 296. The Special Rapporteur remains concerned about the situation of defenders of LGBTI […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, A/HRC/19/60/Add.2, 27 January 2012: Moldova

V. ISSUES OF CONCERN TO THE MANDATE C. Manifestations of intolerance 46. A general climate of scepticism was noticeable also with regard to State institutions, with the result that acts of positive civic engagement apparently remain rare. Moreover, a broad and stable consensus that the public sphere –in terms of both physical public places and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/66/203, 28 July 2011

I. INTRODUCTION 7. In accordance with the mandate of the Special Rapporteur to integrate a gender perspective throughout her work, the present report refers to the specificities of the situation of women human rights defenders and the particular challenges they face. Women defenders are more at risk of being subjected to certain forms of violence, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases, A/HRC/17/27/Add.1, 27 May 2011: Mexico

Mexico Llamamiento urgente 1654. El 14 de febrero de 2011, el Relator Especial, junto con el Relator Especial sobre el derecho de toda persona al disfrute del más alto nivel posible de salud física y mental, la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de los defensores de los derechos humanos, y el Relator Especial sobre la […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases, A/HRC/17/27/Add.1, 27 May 2011: Indonesia

Indonesia Urgent appeal 1080. On 26 March 2010, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, sent an urgent appeal to the Government regarding the situation of participants to an Asian regional meeting of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA). 1081. According to the […]