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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
    09 Nov 2018
    United States of America
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disability
  • executions
Information received concerning Mr. Roberto Ramos Moreno, a Mexican national who is currently facing execution in Texas on 14 November 2018.
Alleged victims: 1
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    08 Nov 2018
    Latvia
    JOL
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • minority issues
Information received regarding the adoption of amendments to the Law on Institutions of Higher Education, which appear to impose restrictions on the educational and linguistic rights of minorities in Latvia.
Alleged victims: -
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16 Jan 2019
    07 Nov 2018
    Cameroon
    JUA
  • executions
  • indigenous peoples
  • minority issues
Informations reçues concernant des exécutions extrajudiciaires de membres de la minorité linguistique anglophone qui se seraient produites dans les régions anglophones du sud-ouest et du nord-ouest du Cameroun.
Alleged victims: 3
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03 Dec 2018
    07 Nov 2018
    Kazakhstan
    JOL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Information received concerning the drafting of a discriminatory and stigmatizing by-law which prohibits the distribution of information on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) people to children, violating the right of access to information and freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: -
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13 Dec 2018
    07 Nov 2018
    Nicaragua
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Información recibida en relación con la detención arbitraria del señor Jonathan Francisco López, así como agresiones, intimidaciones y amenazas, includias amenazas de muerte y contra familiares, contra los señores Félix Alejandro Maradiaga, Fidel Moreira, Oscar González, y William Aragón por su trabajo en la defensa de los derechos humanos en el context actual de crisis en Nicaragua. En los casos de los señores Jonathan Francisco López y Félix Alejandro Maradiaga, las alegaciones indican que las violaciones serían actos de represalias por su comunicación y cooperación con organismos internacionales con competencia sobre cuestiones de derechos humanos, incluyendo las Naciones Unidas y la Organización de Estados Americanos.
Alleged victims: 5
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26 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
26 Nov 2018
    07 Nov 2018
    Republic of Korea
    JOL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • religion or belief
Follow-up to the communication KOR 2/2018, with regard to the issue of criminalization of conscientious objection
Alleged victims: -
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    05 Nov 2018
    Bahrain
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism
  • torture
Information received concerning the arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and torture of 20 individuals convicted in a mass trial after they were accused of belonging to a terrorist organization.
Alleged victims: 20
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04 Jan 2019
16 Jan 2019
    05 Nov 2018
    Ireland
    OL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the Digital Safety Commissioner Bill 2017 (Bill) and its potential implications for the right to freedom of expression in Ireland.
Alleged victims: -
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03 Jan 2019
    05 Nov 2018
    Nicaragua
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • terrorism
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Información recibida en relación con las campañas de desprestigio, hostigamiento, amenazas, ataques, detenciones y cargos criminales contra diez defensoras de derechos humanos y en relación con la detención de cuarenta personas que caminaban hacia el punto de reunión de una manifestación.
Alleged victims: 10
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    05 Nov 2018
    United States of America
    AL
  • unilateral coercive measures
Information received concerning the Executive Order 13846 of August 6, 2018, “Reimposing Certain Sanctions With Respect to Iran”, targeting the Islamic Republic of Iran (hereinafter “Iran”).
Alleged victims: -
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