Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/DOM/CO/5, 19 April 2012: Dominican Republic
16. The Committee is concerned at reports of discrimination, bullying, homicide, ill-treatment, torture, sexual aggression and sexual harassment against persons because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Committee also regrets the lack of information on the effective investigation and punishment of such acts (arts. 3, 6, 7 and 26).
The State party should indicate clearly and officially that it shall not tolerate any form of social stigmatization of homosexuality, bisexuality or transsexuality, and harassment, discrimination or violence against persons because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The State party should ensure that any discriminatory or violent acts motivated by the sexual orientation or gender identity of the victim are investigated, prosecuted and punished.
Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Dominican Republic-2012-eng