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Report of the Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons, A/HRC/32/35/Add.4, 5 April 2016: Honduras

V. Impact on women, girls and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community 46. The Special Rapporteur met representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, who face particularly threats and violence due to their sexuality, which makes them frequent targets of hate crimes. Civil society groups reported 216 deaths of members of that […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/POL/CO/3-4, 2 October 2015: Poland

B. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 16. The Committee appreciates the State party’s efforts to combat discrimination. However, it is concerned that: (a) There is no comprehensive law on prohibition of discrimination on all grounds, in all aspects of life and in all forms, including multiple forms of discrimination; (b) Gender […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/SRB/CO/2, 12 May 2015: Serbia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Attacks on journalists, human rights defenders and minorities 19. The Committee is highly concerned that human rights defenders, journalists, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and members of the Roma community continue to be attacked, threatened and intimidated. It regrets the lack of complete statistics on the […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/COL/CO/5, 12 May 2015: Colombia

Principal areas of concern and recommendations Human rights defenders and other representatives of civil society who are at risk 26. The Committee condemns the killings of numerous human rights defenders, trade unionists and journalists during the reporting period. It is concerned by reports of attacks, death threats and other forms of intimidation directed at community […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/29/37/Add.4, 6 May 2015: Turkey

Summary During the period under review, killings due to excessive use of force by security officers and killings of members of vulnerable groups persisted. Some measures taken by the State, including a draft law that would increase the powers of the police to use force, appear to take regressive steps. The Government of Turkey has […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, A/HRC/29/43, 29 April 2015

IV. Human rights concerns C. Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment 47. The Special Rapporteur reiterates that as Belarus moves towards the next presidential election in 2015, it is worrying that none of the previously alleged cases of torture of political candidates, activists and human rights defenders while in detention has […]