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Communications report to session 47 of the Human Rights Council, communications sent from 01 Dec 2020 to 28 Feb 2021 and their replies received until 30 Apr 2021. 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
    19 Feb 2021
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • minority issues
  • torture
Information received concerning the arrest of over 100 individuals from the Kurdish minority in several towns and cities of Iran.
Alleged victims: 110
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    19 Feb 2021
    Japan
    JAL
  • racism
  • education
  • migrants
  • minority issues
Information received regarding the recently established program, “Emergency Student Support Handout for Continuing Studies.” We are concerned that this program violates Japan’s obligations under international human rights law, including the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), to which Japan is a State party.
Alleged victims: -
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19 Apr 2021
    19 Feb 2021
    Malaysia
    JUA
  • torture
  • arbitrary Detention
  • migrants
Information received concerning on the imminent deportation of at least 1,200 undocumented Myanmar nationals who are currently immigration detention.
Alleged victims: 1200
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22 Feb 2021
    18 Feb 2021
    Myanmar
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged violations of the right to peaceful assembly, the internet shutdowns, arbitrary arrest and detention of journalists, protesters and political figures in the aftermath of the military coup on 1 February 2021.
Alleged victims: 450
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29 Apr 2021
    17 Feb 2021
    Egypt
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • terrorism
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women and girls
Information received regarding serious and grave developments that threaten the physical and mental integrity of a number of human rights defenders in the custody of the Egyptian authorities, including lack of medical care, physical and sexual assault, and alleged enforced disappearance.
Alleged victims: 4
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    17 Feb 2021
    Eritrea
    JAL
  • education
  • Eritrea
  • health
  • slavery
  • torture
Information received concerning national service requirements obliging all secondary school students in the country to complete their final year at the Warsai Yekalo Secondary School, located in the Sawa military camp, and to undertake mandatory military training for approximately five months of that year, as well as regarding related practices and conditions that impact on the right to education, academic freedom and the right to not be discriminated in the field of education.
Alleged victims: 500
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    17 Feb 2021
    Russian Federation
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • torture
Information received concerning alleged arbitrary arrest and detention of Salekh Magamadov (20 years old) and Ismail Isayev (17 years old), as well as their subsequent transfer to the Chechen Republic.
Alleged victims: 2
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22 Mar 2021
    17 Feb 2021
    Tunisia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Informations reçues concernant les accusations portées à l’encontre des défenseurs humains.
Alleged victims: 2
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05 May 2021
    17 Feb 2021
    Turkmenistan
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning what appear to be acts of retaliation, which included allegedly meritless charges, judicial harassment and seemingly arbitrary detention, against Mr. Nurgeldi Halykov, an independent journalist, who was reportedly sentenced to four years in prison for fraud shortly after he had allegedly shared a photograph of a World Health Organisation (WHO) delegation that were visiting Turkmenistan in July 2020.
Alleged victims: 1
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18 Mar 2021
    17 Feb 2021
    United States of America
    JUA
  • executions
  • torture
Information received concerning Mr. Iván Serrano Saenz, a dual citizen of the United States of America and Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 1
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