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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Freedom of opinion

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/29/32, 22 May 2015

I. Introduction 1. Contemporary digital technologies offer Governments, corporations, criminals and pranksters unprecedented capacity to interfere with the rights to freedom of opinion and expression. Online censorship, mass and targeted surveillance and data collection, digital attacks on civil society and repression resulting from online expression force individuals around the world to seek security to hold […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/28/63/Add.1, 4 March 2015: Singapore

322. JUA 12/12/2013 Case no: SGP 4/2013 State reply: 18/12/2013 Alleged contempt of court charge against a prominent LGBT rights activist. Observations 323. The Special Rapporteur would like to thank the Government of Singapore for providing a detailed response to the communication sent on 12 December 2013. The Special Rapporteur remains concerned that charges were […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/26/29/Add.1, 10 June 2014: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

273. JUA 17/05/2013. Case no. MKD 1/2013. State reply: 21/06/2013. Alleged attack on LGBT rights defenders. 274. JUA 05/07/2013. Case no: MKD 2/2013. State reply: none to date. Allegations of on-going harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights defenders. Observations 276. The Special Rapporteur takes note that an investigation is underway in […]