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Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, A/HRC/31/56, 28 January 2016

IX. Conclusions and recommendations B. Recommendations 6. Cross-cutting concerns 121. Particular attention should also be paid to multiple forms of discrimination, including for minority women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals and communities and youth. Link to full text of the report: Report-SRMinorities-Brazil-2016-eng

Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, A/HRC/29/24, 11 May 2015

VI. Conclusions and recommendations 98. The Special Rapporteur thus urges all relevant stakeholders to think outside the “poverty paradigm” and incorporate all aspects of minority rights into strategies that address Roma disadvantage, including the protection and promotion of Roma identity, language and culture and the guarantee of dignity and equality. Such programmes should guarantee that […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, A/HRC/28/64, 5 January 2015

III. Hate speech and incitement to hatred against minorities in the media B. Examples 35. There are numerous examples, both historical and present-day, of how media is used as a means of portraying minority groups in an offensive and stereotyped way and, in the most extreme cases, to directly incite violence. The Nazi regime used […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues, A/69/266, 6 August 2014

II. Preventing and addressing violence and atrocities against minorities 4. The Holocaust was one of the clearest examples of large-scale, mass atrocities committed against minority groups. Jewish communities, Roma and Sinti, Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals and others fell victim to Nazi propaganda and systematic genocide. The Rwandan genocide is also a clear example of mass atrocities […]