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SOGI Casebook chapters Archives: Freedom of assembly association and expression

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture. Summary of information, A/HRC/16/52/add.1, 1 March 2011: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, 17 June 2010 Concerning the situation of Mr. Chesterfield Samba, Ms. Ellen Chademana and Mr. Ignatius Muhamba, respectively Director and employees of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ). GALZ is an association advocating for social tolerance for sexual minorities and the repeal of homophobic legislation in Zimbabwe, and is officially authorized to operate in […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.1, 28 February 2011: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Letter of allegations 2517. On 16 June 2010, the Special Rapporteur, together with the the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment sent a joint allegation letter regarding the situation of Mr. Chesterfield Samba, Ms. Ellen Chademana and Mr. Ignatius Muhamba, respectively Director and employees of Gays and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.1, 28 February 2011: Malawi

Malawi Urgent appeal 1489. On 13 January 2010, the Special Rapporteur sent an urgent appeal to the Government concerning the situation of Mr. Dunker Kamba and the Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP). Mr. Kamba is an HIV/AIDS activist working for CEDEP, a non-governmental organization that advocates for sexual minorities and people with HIV/AIDS. […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.1, 28 February 2011: Ukraine

Ukraine Urgent appeal 2325. On 3 December 2010, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, sent an urgent appeal regarding an attack against Mr. Timur Lysenko and Ms. Anastasia Medco, along with other members of the organisations Insight, Fulcrum, and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.1, 28 February 2011: Georgia

Georgia Urgent appeal 860. On 31 December 2009, the Special Rapporteur sent an urgent appeal to the government regarding the situation of the Inclusive Foundation, its staff and the members of its Women’s Club. Inclusive Foundation is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender organisation. 861. According to the information received, on 15 December 2009, five […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.1, 28 February 2011: Indonesia

Indonesia Urgent appeal 1157. On 26 March 2010, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, 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 […]