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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/POL/CO/5-6, 19 November 2013: Poland

Vulnerable groups 25. The Committee notes the adoption of the Equal Treatment Act in 2010 and the provisions of the Penal Code prohibiting hate crimes (arts. 119, 256 and 257), but considers that neither the Act nor the Penal Code provide adequate and specific protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation, disability or age. It […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BOL/CO/3, 29 October 2013: Bolivia

7. Although the Committee applauds the legislative and regulatory framework adopted to eliminate all forms of discrimination, it is concerned by the inadequacy of the mechanisms and resources for its implementation and by the lack of information on the progress of criminal or administrative proceedings involving discrimination cases. The Committee is also disturbed about the […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/SRB/CO/2-3, 30 July 2013: Serbia

National Strategy for the Improvement of the Status of Women and Promotion of Gender Equality (2009-2015) 16. The Committee notes the adoption of numerous strategies and action plans, including a national strategy for the improvement of the status of women and promotion of gender equality for 2009-2015 and a national plan of action for its […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/23/49/Add.4, 3 June 2013: Croatia

III. Current manifestations of violence against women and girls C. Violence against women in the community 3. Violence against lesbian and transgender women 22. Although the Special Rapporteur heard little from interviewees on the situation of lesbian, transgender and intersex women, she was nonetheless made aware of cases of homophobic hate crimes which occurred around […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/23/47/Add.5, 27 May 2013: South Africa

(a) JAL 28/06/2012 Case No. ZAF 2/2012 Alleged killing of a LGBTI rights defender. Character of reply: no response General observations: 91. The Special Rapporteur regrets that the Government of South Africa has as of yet not provided a response to either of the communications sent. The Special Rapporteur is pleased to be informed that […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/23/47/Add.5, 27 May 2013: Cameroon

(b) JUA 17/01/2013 Cas No. CMR 1/2013 Allégation d’assassinat de Lamine Goche et de menaces de mort contre Jonas Singa Kumie et Franky Ndomedeux, qui seraient liées à leur orientation sexuelle. Caractère de la réponse: pas de réponse 24. Le Rapporteur Spécial regrette l’absence de réponse à la communication envoyée au cours de la période […]