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Concluding Observations, CRC/C/VEN/CO/3-5, 19 September 2014: Venezuela

C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 27. The Committee notes with satisfaction the adoption of the Law against Racial Discrimination, in 2011, and other laws aimed at protecting the rights of indigenous peoples. It also welcomes the adoption of the Education Act, in 2009, which includes a provision on non-discrimination. However, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/26/30/Add.2, 1 April 2014: The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

IV. Situation of the right to freedom of opinion and expression in the former Yugoslav A. General overview 17. While noting with appreciation that the Government has engaged in initiatives supporting the promotion of cultural diversity in the media, the Special Rapporteur was disturbed by reports of the emergence of expressions of hate and incitement […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/25/55/Add.2, 26 February 2014: Togo

IV. Situation of human rights defenders C. Defenders working for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons 77. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is a new group that the Special Rapporteur identified during her follow-up visit. Many of those working on LGBT issues have only organized themselves in recent years, […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/ALB/CO/2, 24 July 2013: Albania

B. Positive aspects 3. The Committee notes the adoption of the following legislative measures: (a) The Law on protection of children’s rights, in 2010; (b) The Law on protection against discrimination, in 2010, and the amendment of the Criminal Code in 2013, which widened the protection against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation; … […]