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SOGI Casebook chapters Archives: Freedom of assembly association and expression

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

Jamaica Letter of allegations 1366. On 1 December 2010, the Special Rapporteur sent a letter of allegations to the Government concerning the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J- FLAG), a human rights lobby group which advocates equal rights for lesbian, gay, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons in Jamaica. The organisation was previously the […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.2, 23 December 2010: Armenia

II. GENERAL CONTEXT IN WHICH HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS OPERATE 17. The prevailing atmosphere of political dispute has also led to a context within which civil and political rights defenders appear to predominate within the human rights community. In contrast, economic and social rights activists, including those who work on women’s’ and lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Colombia

Colombia Llamamiento urgente 485. El 24 de marzo de 2009, el Relator Especial, junto con la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de los defensores de los derechos humanos, enviaron un llamamiento urgente señalando a la atención urgente del Gobierno la información recibida en relación con el asesinato del Sr. Álvaro Miguel Rivera Linares Rivera, defensor […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Serbia

Serbia Letter of allegations 2130. On 19 January 2010, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, sent a letter of allegations concerning Mr. Marko Karadzic, State Secretary of the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights of the Republic of Serbia. 2131. According to the new information received, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Serbia

Serbia Letter of allegations 2093. On 21 January 2009, the Special Rapporteur, together with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, sent a letter of allegations to the Government concerning members of the NGO Queeria, which advocates for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the Republic of Serbia. […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Lithuania

Lithuania Urgent appeal 1400. On 16 July 2009, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, sent an urgent appeal to the Government regarding the adoption of the Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information. 1401. According to information received, on 14 […]