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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/31/55/Add.2, 30 December 2015: Burundi

II. Legal framework for the promotion and protection of human rights C. National level 4. Freedom of association 30. Freedom of association is guaranteed by article 32 of the Constitution. Associations are governed by Decree-Act No. 1/11 of 18 April 1992 on the organization of non-profit-making associations. The Decree-Act contains a number of provisions that […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/70/217, 30 July 2015

III. Report on regional consultations B. Global trends pointing to a threatening environment for defenders 4. Profound institutional weaknesses 53. The defenders also point to a lack of “intersectionality”, that is to say, the awareness that different types and sources of discrimination intersect with, and reinforce, one another. Few studies address the problems faced by […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/SRB/CO/2, 12 May 2015: Serbia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Attacks on journalists, human rights defenders and minorities 19. The Committee is highly concerned that human rights defenders, journalists, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons and members of the Roma community continue to be attacked, threatened and intimidated. It regrets the lack of complete statistics on the […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, A/HRC/29/37/Add.2, 11 May 2015: Gambia

II. General background Human rights overview 10. The country is characterized by disregard for the rule of law, infringements of civil liberties and the existence of a repressive State apparatus. State institutions are weak and under the influence and control of the executive power, namely the President. Transparency and accountability in public affairs are scarce […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/29/25/Add.3, 27 April 2015: Côte d’Ivoire

26. JUA 11/03/2014. Case no: CIV 1/2014. State reply: None. Allégations d’attaques physiques et menaces de mort contre le personnel d’une organisation non gouvernementale. Observations Environnement dans lequel les droits sont exercés 28. Eu égard à la gravité des allégations portées à son attention, le Rapporteur spécial appelle les autorités à le tenir informé des […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/29/27/Add.1, 31 March 2015: Honduras

III. Manifestations of violence against women B. Violence against women in the community 17. Violence against sex workers is escalating. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community is also facing escalating violence; the Special Rapporteur was informed that 107 members of this community were murdered between 1994 and October 2012 in the departments of […]