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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/25/55/Add.3, 28 February 2014: Kosovo

492. JAL 10/01/2013 Case no: KSV 1/2012 State reply: 26/03/2013

Alleged physical attacks and threats against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights defenders, including members of the organisations Kosovo 2.0 and Libertas.


493. The Special Rapporteur thanks the Government for the response received to the communication sent during the reporting period. She takes note of the fact the Government shares the concerns expressed in this allegations letter and that it condemned the incident when it happened. She is reassured by the information provided indicating that the corresponding investigation is underway and victims have been offered support and protection.

Link to full text of the report: Report-SRHRD-Communications and replies-2014-eng-fra-esp

Link to Special Rapporteur’s correspondence with Kosovo: Correspondence-SR-Kosovo-1-2012-eng

Link to Kosovo’s reply: Correspondence-SR-Kosovo-reply-1-2012-eng