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Communications report to session 40 of the Human Rights Council, communications sent from 01 Jun 2018 to 30 Nov 2018 and their replies received until 31 Jan 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
    18 Sep 2018
    Other actors
    JOL
  • health
  • torture
  • women in law and in practice
Concerns related to the Eligibility regulations for the female classification (athletes with differences of sex development) recently published by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Sep 2018
    Turkey
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the indefinite ban on public LGBTI-related gatherings or events by the Governor of Ankara.
Alleged victims: -
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08 Nov 2018
    17 Sep 2018
    Argentina
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Informacion recivida en relación con las alegaciones de detención y violencia hacia el abogado y defensor de derechos humanos, el Sr. Iván Bordón.
Alleged victims: 1
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15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
    14 Sep 2018
    Brazil
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the conviction on 16 July 2018 of 23 human rights defenders for belonging to a political organization called Frente Independente Popular and for exercising their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association during protests which happened in Brazil in 2013 and 2014, among others the “Ocupaba Cabral” demonstration (taking place in Rio de Janeiro from December 2012 to July 2013) and the “Ocupa Camara” demonstration (taking place in Rio de Janeiro from August 2013 to October 2013).
Alleged victims: 23
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    14 Sep 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 the continued criminalization of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Russian Federation.
Alleged victims: -
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05 Oct 2018
    14 Sep 2018
    Sudan
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information recieved concerning Ms. Wini Omer.
Alleged victims: 1
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    14 Sep 2018
    United States of America
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • mercenaries
  • terrorism
  • torture
Information received concerning the risk of arbitrary deprivation of lives of nationals of the United States of America prosecuted and sentenced to death by the Iraqi authorities, or facing or awaiting trial or execution, in relation to their alleged membership of with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and offences under Iraq’s Anti-Terrorism Law no.13.
Alleged victims: -
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    13 Sep 2018
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
Información recibida en relación a presuntos actos constitutivos de tortura y otras violaciones al derecho a la libertad, seguridad e integridad personal en contra del diputado de la oposición el Sr. Juan Requesens en Caracas Venezuela.
Alleged victims: 1
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23 Oct 2018
    12 Sep 2018
    Hungary
    JOL
  • cultural rights
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning a directive of Your Excellency’s Government forbidding the teaching of the subject of gender studies at institutions of higher education.
Alleged victims: -
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    12 Sep 2018
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Información adicional recibida en relación a la detención y alegaciones de tortura del Sr. Jaimes Criollo
Alleged victims: 1
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03 Jan 2019