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Communications report to session 41 of the Human Rights Council, communications sent from 01 Dec 2018 to 28 Feb 2019 and their replies received until 30 Apr 2019. Some names of individuals or other information have been rendered anonymous or otherwise unidentifiable.
Date, Country,
Type and
ref. no. of
communication
Mandates Summary Replies
received
    21 Dec 2018
    United States of America
    AL
  • migrants
Information received concerning the death of a 7 year old Guatemalan girl in custody of the US Customs and Border Patrol, and related concerns about human rights abuses at the US’ southern borders.
Alleged victims: 1
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    20 Dec 2018
    Canada
    JOL
  • cultural rights
  • disability
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning changes to the sexuality education curriculum of the Province of Ontario.
Alleged victims: -
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07 May 2019
    20 Dec 2018
    Denmark
    JOL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism

Alleged victims: 1
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    20 Dec 2018
    India
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the recent raids on the offices of Greenpeace India and Amnesty International India by members of the government of India’s Enforcement Directorate, as well as the freezing of Amnesty International India’s bank account for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) and levelling accusations against Greenpeace India of violating the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), and allegations concerning a smear campaign targeting Amnesty International India.
Alleged victims: 2
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    20 Dec 2018
    Israel
    JAL
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the targeting of the Israeli Information Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, known as B’Tselem and its staff, including allegations of reprisals against Mr. Hagai El-Ad and physical and judicial harassment of Ms. Manal Al-Ja’bri.
Alleged victims: 2
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    20 Dec 2018
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism
Information received concerning allegations of arbitrary detention of Mr. Dennis Christensen, Jehovah’s Witnesses, by armed police and agents of the Federal Security Service.
Alleged victims: 1
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16 Jan 2019
    19 Dec 2018
    Bangladesh
    JAL
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
Information received concerning the alleged rise of religious fundamentalism and extremist violence against religious minorities, human rights defenders and secular writers or media workers, as well as the fear of targeted violence against religious minorities in the context of the upcoming general elections.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Dec 2018
    Republic of Moldova
    AL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the unfair dismissal and ongoing criminal prosecution against judge Domnica Manole.
Alleged victims: 1
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20 Feb 2019
    19 Dec 2018
    United States of America
    AL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the sentencing of Ms. Reality Winner for her disclosure of classified material to a news outlet.
Alleged victims: 1
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    18 Dec 2018
    Guatemala
    JUA
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la criminalización del Sr. Bernardo Caal Xól, líder indígena q’eqchí’ de Santa María Cahabón en el departamento de Alta Verapaz, quien fue condenado a siete años y cuatro meses de prisión por detención ilegal y robo agravado el viernes 9 de noviembre de 2018 por el Juzgado 1º de Sentencia de Cobán. Su comunidad está protestando pacíficamente contra el impacto dañino que la hidroeléctrica Oxec está teniendo sobre sus tierras y recursos naturales. Se alega que la criminalización del Sr. Caal Xól es un acto de represalia por que ha representado su comunidad en litigio contra la hidroeléctrica Oxec. El Sr. Caal Xól guarda prisión en Cobán y teme por su seguridad en la cárcel.
Alleged victims: 26538
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