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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55/Add.1, 22 February 2016: Ukraine

461. JAL 16/10/2015 Case no: UKR 5/2015 State reply: none to date Physical assault of and threats against defender of rights of LGBTI persons, Mr. Nick Carter. 463. The Special Rapporteur expresses his concern in relation to the threats to and harassment of defenders of LGBTI persons rights in Ukraine, as per the communication sent […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55, 1 February 2016

III. Conceptualizing protection practices A. Background 27. Some activists face greater and more specific risks than others (see A/HRC/16/44, A/HRC/19/55 and A/70/217, paras. 61-77). Defenders who challenge social and cultural norms, do not fit stereotypes and prescribed roles, or who challenge power structures in society – such as defenders of sexual orientation and gender identity […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/ZWE/CO/2, 29 January 2016: Zimbabwe

IV. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 26. While welcoming the inclusive non-discrimination provision in the Constitution, the Committee is concerned that national legislation remains inconsistent with the non- discrimination provisions of the Convention. It reiterates its concern (para. 12) about high levels of discrimination […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/PER/CO/4-5, 29 January 2016: Peru

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 27. While noting the measures taken by the State party to address discrimination against children in marginalized or disadvantaged situations, such as the establishment of the National Commission against Discrimination and the platform against discrimination, the Committee is […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/BRN/CO/2-3, 29 January 2016: Brunei Darussalam

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 25. While noting the State party’s efforts to combat discrimination, the Committee reiterates its previous concern (see CRC/C/15/Add.219, para. 24) that discrimination against certain groups of children, particularly girls, children with disabilities, children belonging to ethnic and religious […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/IRQ/CO/5, 4 November 2015: Iraq

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Non-discrimination and equal protection of rights 11. The Committee is concerned at allegations of acts of discrimination and violence against persons on the basis of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity, as well as the social stigmatization and social exclusion of these persons. Taking into […]