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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Serbia

Serbia Letter of allegations 2093. On 21 January 2009, the Special Rapporteur, together with Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, sent a letter of allegations to the Government concerning members of the NGO Queeria, which advocates for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the Republic of Serbia. […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Lithuania

Lithuania Urgent appeal 1400. On 16 July 2009, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, sent an urgent appeal to the Government regarding the adoption of the Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information. 1401. According to information received, on 14 […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Honduras

Honduras Carta de alegaciones 1048. El 19 de enero de 2010, el Relator Especial, junto con el Relator Especial sobre las ejecuciones extrajudiciales, sumarias o arbitrarias y la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de los defensores de los derechos humanos, enviaron una carta de alegaciones en relación con el homicidio del Sr. Walter Orlando Trochez, […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion: Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/14/23/Add.1, 1 June 2010: Honduras

Honduras Carta de alegaciones 1018. El 26 de enero de 2009, el Relator Especial, junto con la Relatora Especial sobre la situación de los defensores de los derechos humanos, el Relator Especial sobre las ejecuciones extrajudiciales, sumarias o arbitrarias y la Relatora Especial sobre la violencia contra la mujer, con inclusión de sus causas y […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/14/23/Add.2, 25 March 2010

ANNEX: TENTH ANNIVERSARY JOINT DECLARATION: TEN KEY CHALLENGES TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN THE NEXT DECADE 5. Discrimination in the enjoyment of the right to freedom of expression Equal enjoyment of the right to freedom of expression remains elusive and historically disadvantaged groups — including women, minorities, refugees, indigenous peoples and sexual minorities — continue […]

Joint Statement from the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders and the Special Rapporteur on protection of the right to freedom of opinion, 1 March 2010: Uganda

Uganda: last chance to shelve Anti-Homosexuality Bill should not be missed, warn UN human rights experts GENEVA (1 March 2010) – With its third and final reading imminent before the Ugandan Parliament, two UN Special Rapporteurs voiced their deep concerns about the Anti- Homosexuality Bill, which, if adopted, would have an extremely damaging impact on […]