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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/32/36/Add.2, 15 June 2016: Republic of Korea

[Cited from the advance unedited version.] IV. Situation of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association A. Freedom of peaceful assembly 2. Bans on assemblies 29. Article 8 (2) of the ADA permits police authorities to ban the latter-notified assembly when two or more assemblies with conflicting objectives are to take place […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/TUN/CO/3, 6 May 2016: Tunisia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Forensic examinations as proof of sexual acts 41. The Committee notes with concern that consensual relations between persons of the same sex are criminalized in the State party and that persons suspected of being homosexual are forced by a judge’s order to submit to an anal examination conducted […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons, A/HRC/32/35/Add.4, 5 April 2016: Honduras

V. Impact on women, girls and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community 46. The Special Rapporteur met representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, who face particularly threats and violence due to their sexuality, which makes them frequent targets of hate crimes. Civil society groups reported 216 deaths of members of that […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ZAF/CO/1, 23 March 2016: South Africa

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee welcomes the following legislative and institutional measures taken by the State party: (e) The establishment in 2011 of the national task team to counter discrimination and violence against persons based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and the launch in 2014 of the […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.4, 29 January 2016: Brazil

IV. Assessment of the situation A. General Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons 32. The Special Rapporteur notes with concern that little data exist on lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in conflict with the law in Brazil. Few people declare themselves as such in prison, the great majority of incidents are not reported […]

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 […]