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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.89, 3 April 1998: Zimbabwe

24. The Committee notes with concern that homosexuals are subjected to discrimination, e.g. that aliens deemed to be homosexuals may be defined as “Prohibited Persons” for immigration purposes and are subject to deportation. The Committee recommends that such legislation be brought into conformity with the Covenant. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Zimbabwe-1998-eng

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, E/CN.4/1996/59, 21 March 1996

44. The Special Representative is informed that, under Iranian legislation, specifically the law of Hodoud and Qesas and the Ta’azirat, sometimes described collectively as the Islamic Penal Code of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the death penalty may be applied for the following offences: spreading corruption on Earth (mofsed); assassination; armed robbery; kidnapping; rape; adultery […]

Report of the Secretary-General on international and domestic measures taken to protect human rights and prevent discrimination in the context of HIV/AIDS, E/CN.4/1995/45, 22 December 1994

13. Secondly, individuals and groups in society who are disadvantaged and/or do not enjoy the full exercise of their rights are particularly vulnerable to infection as they have limited or no access to HIV/AIDS-related education, prevention and health-care programmes. Such groups include women, children, minorities, migrants, indigenous peoples, men having sex with men, commercial sex […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.27, 4 November 1993: Norway

7. With respect to equality and non-discrimination, developments relating to the granting to foreigners of the right to vote in local elections and to hold local office as well as legislative steps relating to the registration of partnership of the same sex are welcomed by the Committee. link to the full text of the Concluding […]