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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, A/HRC/32/36/Add.3, 17 June 2016: Honduras

192. JAL 10/11/2015. Case no. HND 3/2015. State reply: 01/02/2016. Alegaciones de muertes violentas y ataques contra defensores y defensoras de derechos LGBTI. Observaciones Grupos sometidos a mayores riesgos 199. Con respecto a las alegaciones que indican en particular ataques cometidos contra miembros de comunidades indígenas o contra personas en razón de su orientación sexual […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/NAM/CO/2, 23 March 2016: Namibia

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Non-discrimination 9. While noting the measures taken to eliminate discrimination, the Committee is concerned that protection against discrimination is insufficient. It is particularly concerned about: (b) Discrimination, harassment and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, including cases of so-called “corrective rape” against lesbians; (c) Discrimination on […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.1, 24 February 2016: Zambia

JAL 09/04/2015 Case No. ZMB 1/2015 State Reply: None to date Allegations concerning arbitrary arrest and prosecution of Messrs. A and B on the sole basis of their sexual orientation. 713. The Special Rapporteur recalls that the practice of subjecting men accused of engaging in homosexual conduct to non-consensual anal examinations contravenes the prohibition on […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.1, 24 February 2016: Egypt

(b) JUA 08/01/2015 Case No. EGY 1/2015 State reply: 20/02/2015 Allegation concerning the arbitrary arrest, detention, torture, and public humiliation and stigmatisation of 26 men tried on charges related to their alleged sexual orientation. 118. The Rapporteur takes note of the information provided by the Government that all 26 individuals detained and tried were twice […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture, A/HRC/31/57/Add.4, 29 January 2016: Brazil

IV. Assessment of the situation A. General Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons 32. The Special Rapporteur notes with concern that little data exist on lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in conflict with the law in Brazil. Few people declare themselves as such in prison, the great majority of incidents are not reported […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/MDV/CO/4-5, 29 January 2016: Maldives

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations C. General principles (arts. 2, 3, 6 and 12) Non-discrimination 26. The Committee is concerned about: (e) That children who are or are perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex are stigmatized and marginalized in the society. 27. The Committee urges the State party to make […]