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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Moral issues

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/23/47/Add.2, 18 March 2013: Turkey

III. Challenges to respect of the right to life by non-State actors C. Killings of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals 47. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals are also particularly vulnerable to attacks, including lethal attacks, in Turkey. This occurs in the context of a generally hostile climate towards LGBT individuals, who often […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, A/HRC/23/34, 14 March 2013

III. Restrictions and obstacles: the need for national assessments C. Obstacles 50. Issues relating to gender, sexuality and sexual orientation, in relation to religion and morals, continue to be highly debated in connection with artistic expressions and creations. Artworks that are concerned range from those addressing the issue of love and romance, or representing or […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/67/275, 9 August 2012

III. Restrictions on the death penalty C. Most serious crimes 1. Background 36. The Commission on Human Rights and the Human Rights Committee have determined that the following offences do not meet the “most serious crimes” threshold: abduction not resulting in death (CCPR/CO/72/GTM, para. 17), abetting suicide (A/50/40, para. 449), adultery (CCPR/C/79/Add.25, para. 8), apostasy […]

Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, A/HRC/13/30/Add.3, 8 February 2011, Senegal

VI. REMARKS I. Detentions on grounds of sexual orientation 72. The Working Group received information according to which officers of the National Police had detained persons on allegations of committing “unnatural sexual acts”. This was the case of four men arrested in the town of Darou Mousty, in the Louga region, on 19 June 2009. […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/HRC/14/20/Add.3, 20 May 2010: Poland

III. RIGHTS TO SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH A. Access to information and sexuality education 25. Access to comprehensive, non-discriminatory, unbiased and science-based sexuality information and education in Poland is one of the issues related to rights to sexual and reproductive health that raises concern for the Special Rapporteur, particularly with regard to adolescents facing unwanted […]

Promotion and protection of all human rights; Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, A/HRC/13/30/Add.1, 2 March 2010

Opinion No. 42/2008 (EGYPT): Communication addressed to the Government on 30 May 2008 Concerning Messrs. A, B, C, and D (Full names were transmitted to the Government but are not published at source’s request). The State is a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. 1. (Same text as paragraph 1 of […]