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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/AZE/CO/3, 13 August 2009: Azerbaijan

19. The Committee is concerned at reports that individuals have been harassed by police and prison officials because of their sexual orientation (art. 26). The State party should take measures in this respect by providing training activities to its law enforcement and penitentiary authorities and by elaborating a relevant code of conduct. Link to full […]

Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/10/12/Add.1, 4 March 2009: Iran

1295. On 13 February 2008, the then Special Representative, together with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers and the Special Rapporteur on the question of […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/CRI/CO/2, 7 July 2008: Costa Rica

11. The Committee takes note of the efforts made by the State party to address cases of abuse of authority by border guards and prison staff, including specific recommendations that officials should avoid actions or omissions which violate rights. However, the Committee remains concerned at cases of abuse of immigrants and citizens, especially on the […]

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/7/28/Add.1, 3 March 2008: Honduras

1027. El 5 de abril de 2007 la Representante Especial, junto con el Relator Especial sobre la tortura señalaron a la atención urgente del Gobierno la información recibida con respecto a la Sr. Donny Reyes, miembro de la asociación Arcoiris, asociación que trabaja por la defensa de los derechos de lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y personas […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, E/CN.4/2002/74/Add.2, May 8, 2002: Jamaica

370. On 30 September 2001 the Special Rapporteur, jointly with the Special Rapporteur on Torture, transmitted an allegation after having received information according to which 16 prisoners were killed and 40 injured in anti-gay attacks at St. Catherine’s District Prison and Kingston’s General Penitentiary in August 1997. It was reported that inmates went on the […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the question of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, E/CN.4/2002/76/Add.1, March 14, 2002: Jamaica

829. Sixteen prisoners were reportedly killed and 40 injured in attacks on homosexuals at St. Catherines district prison and Kingston general penitentiary in August 1997, which allegedly started after the Commissioner of Corrections announced his intention to distribute condoms to guards and prisoners in an effort to control the spread of HIV/AIDS. Guards reportedly walked […]