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SOGI UN source Archives: Committee against Torture

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/CHE/CO/7, 13 August 2015: Switzerland

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Intersex persons 20. The Committee welcomes the Federal Council decision to give an opinion by the end of 2015 on the recommendations of the National Advisory Commission on Biomedical Ethics with regard to the unnecessary and in some cases irreversible surgical procedures that have been carried out on […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/IRQ/CO/1, 12 August 2015: Iraq

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence against individuals on grounds of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity 25. The Committee is concerned at reliable reports of attacks, some of which have resulted in deaths, against individuals perpetrated on grounds of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. According […]

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 […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/COL/CO/5, 12 May 2015: Colombia

Principal areas of concern and recommendations Human rights defenders and other representatives of civil society who are at risk 26. The Committee condemns the killings of numerous human rights defenders, trade unionists and journalists during the reporting period. It is concerned by reports of attacks, death threats and other forms of intimidation directed at community […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/MKD/CO/3, 7 May 2015: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community 13. The Committee is concerned at reports of numerous instances of harassment and violent attacks against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community, including the incident on 22 June 2014, when it is […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/HRV/CO/4-5, 26 November 2014: Croatia

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Investigation of torture and ill-treatment 8. The Committee is concerned at the lack of detailed information regarding the number of complaints received during the reporting period alleging torture and ill-treatment by law enforcement and other public officials, the number of such complaints investigated by the State party, any […]