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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Killings

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/32/39/Add.2, 6 May 2016: Mexico

V. Vulnerable and frequently targeted groups and individuals 45. The Special Rapporteur observed with concern the high number of killings of vulnerable persons and recommended that full, prompt, effective, impartial and diligent investigation of homicides perpetrated against women, migrants, journalists and human rights defenders, children, inmates and detainees and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, A/HRC/29/51, 16 June 2015

27. ISIL has been particularly brutal and discriminatory against women. Information collected indicates that, in addition to confining women largely to their homes and dictating what they must wear, with whom they may socialize and where they may work,[50] ISIS elements have committed sexual and gender-based violence, which may constitute war crimes and amount to […]

Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, A/HRC/28/69, 5 February 2015

Annex II: Violations documented between 15 July 2014 and 15 January 2015 F. Sexual and gender-based violence 2. Non-State armed groups 184. Accounts have been collected which indicate the vulnerability of women and gay men to sexual assault and harassment at checkpoints run by armed groups. Upon detention, gay men were abused and harmed on […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, A/HRC/28/66, 29 December 2014

II. Preventing violence committed in the name of religion A. A complex phenomenon 11. Furthermore, homophobic and transphobic violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons may also be perpetrated in the name of religion. Those perceived as LGBT may be targets of organized abuse, including by religious extremists.[5] Violence against LGBT persons includes […]

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 the right to health, A/68/297, 9 August 2013

IV. Vulnerable groups D. Children Conflict strategies 49. As noted by the Security Council (resolution 1820 (2008)) and others,[69] certain civilians may be targeted on the basis of their perceived or actual association with ethnic, religious or political groups. Such strategies infringe human dignity and are manifestly incompatible with the right to health. In certain […]