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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Hate crimes

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/SWE/CO/6-7, 18 November 2014: Sweden

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Hate crimes 15. While noting the priority consideration given by the Equality Ombudsman and the National Police Board to combating and preventing hate crimes, the Committee remains concerned at reports of violence and criminal acts motivated by hatred towards minorities and other vulnerable groups in Sweden, including Muslims, […]

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

98. JUA 13/08/2013. Case no. CMR 3/2013. State reply: Aucune à ce jour. Allégations de meurtre d’un défenseur des droits des personnes lesbiennes, gays, bisexuelles, transgenres et intersexuées (LGBTI) et d’actes d’intimidations à l’encontre d’autres défenseurs. Observations 102. Le Rapporteur spécial s’inquiète de la situation particulièrement difficile dans laquelle les individus tentent d’exercer leur droit […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/URY/CO/3, 20 May 2014: Uruguay

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violent deaths of transsexual women 21. The Committee strongly condemns the killings of transsexual women that have occurred in the country. The available information indicates that only one of the six cases of killings of this type that have occurred in the past two years has been resolved […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/26/36/Add.1, 28 April 2014: Mexico

IV. Vulnerable persons F. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals 85. The Special Rapporteur was alerted to an alarming pattern of grotesque homicides of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and broad impunity for their perpetration, sometimes with the suspected complicity of investigative authorities. Several interlocutors stated that between 2005 and March 2013, 555 […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/LVA/CO/3, 25 March 2014: Latvia

19. The Committee is concerned at reports of racist speech, acts of violence and discrimination against vulnerable groups, including Roma and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, and at a reported increase in incidents of violence against minorities in recent years. The Committee is also concerned at the inadequate application of the legislative framework against […]

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

65. JAL 24/07/2013 Case no: BLZ 2/2013 State reply: none to date Alleged attack and death threats against Belizean LGBT rights defender as well as impunity for such attacks. Observations 66. The Special Rapporteur regrets that, at the time of finalising this report, she had not received a response to the communication sent during the […]