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Communications report to session 42 of the Human Rights Council, communications sent from 01 Mar 2019 to 31 May 2019 and their replies received until 31 Jul 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
    02 Apr 2019
    India
    JUA
  • disappearances
  • environment
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance of the environmental human rights defender Mr. Shanmugam Thangasamy, in connection to his participation in a press conference during which he denounced the involvement of senior police officials in the killing of 13 persons on 22 May 2018 during a protest opposing the environmental pollution caused by the Sterlite Copper Smelting Plant in Thoothukudi.
Alleged victims: 1
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    02 Apr 2019
    Indonesia
    JAL
  • executions
  • indigenous peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • racism
Information received concerning the forced displacements of thousands of indigenous peoples in the Nduga Regency of the Papua and West Papua province due to military operations in the region and the situation of internally displaced persons in various regencies of the Papua province, and that several individuals have died as a result of the security operations or displacement.
Alleged victims: 2000
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04 Apr 2019
    02 Apr 2019
    United States of America
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • indigenous peoples
  • migrants
Information received concerning the death of an eight-year-old Guatemalan boy in custody of the US Customs and Border Patrol.
Alleged victims: 1
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07 Aug 2019
    01 Apr 2019
    Brunei Darussalam
    JOL
  • executions
  • religion or belief
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the criminalisation of adultery and consensual same sex relations and the imposition of cruel, inhuman and degrading punishments for such acts, including stoning, whipping and amputation.
Alleged victims: -
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08 Apr 2019
    01 Apr 2019
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • environment
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged continued arbitrary detention of eight environmental scientists, some of whom were reportedly subjected to torture and other-ill treatment.
Alleged victims: 9
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    01 Apr 2019
    Saudi Arabia
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning alleged arrest and enforced disappearance of Yemeni journalist, Marwan Ali Naji Al Muraisy in Saudi Arabia.
Alleged victims: 1
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05 Apr 2019
    01 Apr 2019
    Zimbabwe
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • foreign debt
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • poverty
  • violence against women
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the Government’s response to the country’s economic crisis
Alleged victims: 289
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    29 Mar 2019
    Iraq
    AL
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged torture and ill-treatment of Dr. Adil Ali Abdul-Hassan Al-Fregi and Dr. Ahmed Yahya Issa Rubaye, who are Iraqi citizens and Assistant Professors in the Department of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Basra.
Alleged victims: 2
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27 May 2019
    28 Mar 2019
    Brazil
    AL
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received concerning commemorations to be held to celebrate the 1964 military coup in Brazil.
Alleged victims: -
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03 Apr 2019
    28 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
  • business
  • education
  • privacy
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the availability on the Google’s application store of the Saudi mobile phone application ‘‘Absher’’, allowing millions of “male guardians” to technologically monitor and restrict women’s whereabouts and freedom of movement in Saudi Arabia.
Alleged victims: -
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25 May 2019