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Joint report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association and the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/31/66, 4 February 2016

II. The proper management of assemblies

A. States shall respect and ensure all rights of persons participating in assemblies

16. Particular effort should be made to ensure equal and effective protection of the rights of groups or individuals who have historically experienced discrimination. This includes women, children and young people, persons with disabilities, non-nationals (including asylum seekers and refugees), members of ethnic and religious minorities, displaced persons, persons with albinism, indigenous peoples and individuals who have been discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (A/HRC/26/29). This duty may require that authorities take additional measures to protect and facilitate the exercise of the right to freedom of assembly by such groups.

Link to full text of the report: Report-SRAssembly-SREJE-2016-eng