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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 […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.76, 1 April 1997: Colombia

16. The Committee also deplores the fact that so-called “social-cleansing” operations, targeting street children, homosexuals, prostitutes and petty delinquents, continue to be carried out and that appropriate and effective action has not yet been taken to ensure the full protection of the rights of these groups, especially of their right to life. 33. The Committee […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/79/Add.57, 20 October 1995: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Hong Kong)

13. The Committee expresses concern over the situation of women in Hong Kong, particularly the high level of violence and the absence of adequate punitive or remedial measures. It regrets that the Sexual Discrimination Ordinance is not yet in force and that it limits the damages awarded to women who are subject to sexual discrimination […]