Language Switcher

SOGI UN keywords Archives: Hate speech

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/SVN/CO/3, 24 March 2016: Slovenia

[Cited from the advance unedited version.] C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Racism and xenophobia, including hate speech 7. While noting the legislative measures taken to prohibit hate speech, the Committee is concerned at the use of racist and xenophobic rhetoric by political figures towards persons belonging to minority groups, including migrants and refugees. […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/KOR/CO/4, 3 November 2015: Republic of Korea

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Non-discrimination 12. While noting the existence of a number of individual laws prohibiting specific forms of discrimination, the Committee is concerned that comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation is lacking. It is particularly concerned about the current lack of legislation defining and prohibiting racial discrimination and discrimination on the grounds of […]

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, CCPR/C/UZB/CO/4, 20 July 2015: Uzbekistan

[Sourced from the advance unedited version.] C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Non-discrimination and gender equality 6. The Committee, while noting that the prohibition of discrimination is proclaimed in article 18 of the Constitution and is reflected in a series of legislative acts, is concerned that the prohibited grounds for discrimination appear to differ […]

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/HRV/CO/4-5, 15 July 2015: Croatia

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women 38. The Committee notes with concern discrimination, including by the judiciary and law enforcement personnel, against lesbian, bisexual and transgender women, in addition to the inadequacy of measures taken to combat hate speech against them, including the tendency to prosecute such offences under […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/29/37/Add.2, 11 May 2015: Gambia

II. General background Human rights overview 10. The country is characterized by disregard for the rule of law, infringements of civil liberties and the existence of a repressive State apparatus. State institutions are weak and under the influence and control of the executive power, namely the President. Transparency and accountability in public affairs are scarce […]