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SOGI UN source Archives: Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/7/14/Add.1, 25 February 2008: Venezuela

Llamamiento urgente enviado el 20 de noviembre de 2007 con el Relator Especial sobre la independencia de magistrados y abogados y la Representante Especial del Secretario- General para los defensores de los derechos humanos 727. Los titulares de mandato de procedimientos especiales enviaron un llamamiento urgente en relación con la reforma de la Constitución de […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/7/14/Add.1, 25 February 2008: Moldova (Republic of)

529. The Special Rapporteur and the Special Representative brought to the attention of the Government the situation of the Information Center GenderDoc-M, a non-governmental organisation that defends the rights of sexual minorities in Moldova. The organisation was the subject of an allegation letter sent by the Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Human Rights Defenders […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, A/HRC/4/27/Add.1, 26 March 2007: Turkey

Follow–up to previously transmitted communications 680. By letter dated 20 February 2006, the Government of Turkey replied to the communication of 22 June 2005 concerning the case of Mr Mehmet Tarhan. The Government stated that the Military Court of the 5th Infantry Training Brigade Command convicted Mehmet Tarhan on the two insubordination charges and sentenced […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, E/CN.4/2006/55/Add.1, March 27, 2006: Uganda

1046. On 5 August 2005, the Special Rapporteur, jointly with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders, sent an urgent appeal concerning Victor Juliet Mukasa, Chairperson of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that works towards achieving full legal and social equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, E/CN.4/2005/64/Add.1, March 29, 2005: Uzbekistan

972. On 19 January 2004, the Special Rapporteur, jointly with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders, sent an urgent appeal concerning Ruslan Sharipov, a 25-year old journalist and human rights defender whose case was already subject of other communications sent on 5 June 2003 (E/CN.4/2004/62/Add.1) by the Special […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, E/CN.4/2005/64/Add.1, March 29, 2005: Saudi Arabia

790. (…)Moreover, since early March 2004, Saudi authorities reportedly blocked access to the website www.gaymiddleeast.com, a news site for the Middle East’s homosexual community. The site was also blocked in June 2003, but the Government lifted the ban one month later. According to information received, this website focuses mainly on issues dealing with homosexual rights, […]