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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BLZ/CO/1, 26 March 2013: Belize

13. The Committee takes note that certain individuals in the State party have instituted proceedings challenging the constitutionality of section 53 of the Criminal Code, which prohibits same sex relations, and of section 5(1)(e) of the Immigrations Act, which includes homosexuals on the list of prohibited persons for purposes of immigration. The Committee further notes […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/22/53/Add.4, 12 March 2013: United States of America

III. Replies received after the observations to communications report A/HRC/19/61/Add. 4 of 29 February 2012 United States of America (h) JUA 19/08/2011 Case No. USA 15/2011 State reply: 02/04/2012 Alleged torture and ill-treatment in immigration facilities 178. The Special Rapporteur thanks the Government of the United States of America for its response to this communication […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/19/61/Add.4, 29 February 2012: United States

United States of America Joint Urgent Appeal (c) Joint Urgent Appeal: Alleged torture and illtreatment in immigration facilities. Case No. USA 15/2011, 19/08/2011 State reply: None to date. 172. The Special Rapporteur regrets that the Government of the United States of America to date has not responded to the communication dated 19 August 2011, regarding […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, A/HRC/17/33/Add.4, 2 May 2011: South Africa

IV. GOOD PRACTICES A. Constitutional and legal guarantees 22. The Special Rapporteur was informed of the strong constitutional and legal guarantees that protect all persons in South Africa against deprivation of liberty and the progressive enumeration of social and economical rights, which prohibits discrimination in access to public services such as health care, education and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Communications sent to Governments and replies received. A/HRC/14/30/Add.1, 25 May 2010

Spain, communication sent to the Government on 3 June 2009 203. El 3 de junio de 2009, el Relator Especial sobre los Derechos Humanos de los migrantes junto con el Vice-Presidente del Grupo de Trabajo sobre la Detención Arbitraria, y la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de los defensores de los derechos humanos enviaron un […]

Concluding Observations, CERD/C/CZE/CO/7, 11 April 2007: Czech Republic

18. The Committee notes that several distinctions made under domestic law between the rights of citizens and non-citizens may not be fully justified. It notes in particular that European Union non-citizens, although they are entitled to vote and be elected at local elections, may not belong to a political party. The Committee also notes with […]