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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/CMR/CO/4, 4 August 2010: Cameroon

12. The Committee remains deeply concerned about the criminalization of consensual sexual acts between adults of the same sex, punishable with imprisonment from six months to fiver years under article 347(bis) of the Penal Code. As the Committee and other international human rights mechanisms have underlined, such criminalization violates the rights to privacy and freedom […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover, A/HRC/14/20, 27 April 2010

I. INTRODUCTION 1. In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health considers several issues relating to the criminalization of private, consensual sexual behaviour between adults, and the impact of such criminalization on the enjoyment of the right to […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/BRA/CO/2, 2 November 2005: Brazil

4. The Committee welcomes institutional measures to protect human rights in the State party, namely, the establishment of Police Ombudsmen’s Offices and “Legal Desks” to provide legal advice and civil documentation to indigenous and rural communities, as well as the “Brazil Without Homophobia” programme, the “Afro-Attitude” programme to support black students in public universities and […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/CO/74/SWE, 1 April 2002: Sweden

3. The Committee welcomes the adoption: (a) In January 2002, of the National Plan of Action for Human Rights, whose priorities include protection against discrimination, the rights of the disabled, children and the elderly, the right to housing, national minorities, the Sami people, deprivation of freedom, and freedom of expression and religion; (b) In February […]