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Concluding Observations, CAT/C/PER/CO/5-6, 21 January 2013: Peru

Attacks against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community 22. The Committee is seriously concerned at reports of harassment and violent attacks, some of which have resulted in deaths, against the LGBT community by members of the national police, armed forces, municipal security patrols (serenos) and prison officials and at arbitrary detention […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion, A/67/357, 7 September 2012

27. In Africa, there have been violent riots (for example, in Kenya, caused by alleged election-rigging and fuelled by tribal tension, and in Nigeria, on the basis of tribal tensions), leading to the deaths of several thousand people; attacks by Muslim villagers against Coptic Christians in Egypt; and various forms of incitement to violence and […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism: implementation of General Assembly resolution 66/143, A/HRC/20/38, 29 May 2012

II. ADDRESSING THE HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGES POSED BY EXTREMIST POLITICAL PARTIES, MOVEMENTS AND GROUPS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE CORRENT ECONOMIC CRISIS. B. Persistence of racial violence against vulnerable groups 8. While minorities, migrants, foreigners, asylum seekers and refugees continue to be the main victims of racist and xenophobic violence by individuals linked […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/20/16, 23 May 2012

III. GENDER-RELATED KILLINGS OF WOMEN 14. In this report, the Special Rapporteur addresses the topic of gender-related killings of women whether they occur in the family or the community or are perpetrated or condoned by the State. Globally, the prevalence of different manifestations of such killings is increasing, and a lack of accountability for such […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/20/16/Add.4, 16 May 2012

III. OVERVIEW OF DISCUSSIONS B. Manifestations and causes of gender-motivated killings of women: current trends and regional perspectives (session 1) 12. In this session, presenters discussed the prevalence, manifestations and causes of gender-motivated killings of women in different parts of the world, drawing upon specific national or regional trends, particularities and recent developments. This included […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/20/22/Add.2, 15 May 2012: Colombia

II. INTRODUCTION 5. The present report contains an analysis of progress made by the Government of Colombia in implementing recommendations made by the former Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions following his visit to the country from 8-18 June 2009 (A/HRC/14/24/Add.2). During his visit, the Special Rapporteur documented killings by security officers, guerrillas, […]