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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.92, 27 July 1998: Ecuador

8. The Committee welcomes the information that the Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional the criminalization of private homosexual relations between consenting adults and the law excluding persons charged under the Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act from the application of the new provisions on detention pending trial. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Ecuador-1998-eng

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.88, 3 April 1998: Cyprus

11. The Committee notes with concern the discriminatory legal provisions which penalize homosexual acts and urges the State party to repeal them. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Cyprus-1998-eng

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.89, 3 April 1998: Zimbabwe

24. The Committee notes with concern that homosexuals are subjected to discrimination, e.g. that aliens deemed to be homosexuals may be defined as “Prohibited Persons” for immigration purposes and are subject to deportation. The Committee recommends that such legislation be brought into conformity with the Covenant. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CCPR-Zimbabwe-1998-eng

Concluding Observations, A/53/38, paras. 354-427, 30 January 1998: Mexico

420. The Committee requests information in the next report on whether homosexuality is penalized in the criminal code. Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CEDAW-Mexico-1998-eng

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.85, 28 October 1997: Sudan

D. Subjects of concern and the Committee’s recommendations 8. The imposition in the State party of the death penalty for offences which cannot be characterized as the most serious, including apostasy, committing a third homosexual act, illicit sex, embezzlement by officials, and theft by force, is incompatible with article 6 of the Covenant. Moreover, some […]

Concluding Observations, A/52/38/Rev.1, paras. 306-343, 12 August 1997: Canada

310. Noting that Canada faced new domestic and global socio-economic challenges, the representative emphasized that Canada had taken decisive steps to provide women with an effective legal framework against discrimination. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guaranteed equality before the law and under the law and the equal protection of the law to women […]