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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
    10 May 2019
    Lebanon
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Information received concerning allegations that the Ministry of Telecommunications has issued an order to block public networks from accessing an online dating application called Grindr, which is most commonly used by gay individuals, and information concerning interferences by Lebanese General Security Forces in human rights events related to sexual orientation and gender identity in Lebanon.
Alleged victims: -
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    10 May 2019
    Malaysia
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning investigations into the organisers of a women’s day march in Kuala Lumpur under the Sedition Act, and the summoning of LGBT+ human rights defender Mr. Numan Afifi
Alleged victims: 1
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    10 May 2019
    Myanmar
    JAL
  • Myanmar
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information recently received regarding Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, a prominent film director, who has been arrested and detained under section 505(a) of the Penal Code and section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
Alleged victims: 1
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    10 May 2019
    Romania
    JUA
  • disability
  • executions
  • health
  • torture
Information received concerning alleged grave human rights violations against children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, including lack of access to lifesaving interventions and appropriate health care which leads to painful death.
Alleged victims: 2004
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13 Aug 2019
    09 May 2019
    Ecuador
    AL
  • privacy
Información recibida sobre la vigilancia al Sr. Julian Assange durante su estancia en la Embajada del Ecuador en Londres.
Alleged victims: 1
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26 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
    09 May 2019
    Nigeria
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the sentencing to 12 years in prison of Mr. Ibrahim Garba Wala, popularly known as IG Wala, on charges of criminal defamation, public incitement and unlawful assembly
Alleged victims: 1
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    08 May 2019
    Mexico
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida sobre la ola de ataques e intentos de intimidación contra defensores de derechos humanos, integrantes y colaboradores de la organización Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo, que se ha intensificado en los primeros meses de 2019, y en particular el asesinato del defensor de derechos humanos, el Sr. Luis Armando Fuentes Aquino y la desparación forzosa del Sr. Ernesto Sernas García, abogado de miembros de la organización.
Alleged victims: 6
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10 Jul 2019
    08 May 2019
    United Republic of Tanzania
    AL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the the seven-day suspension of the newspaper The Citizen, for an alleged breach of the Statistics Act, and the continued suspension of its online version.
Alleged victims: -
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13 May 2019
    07 May 2019
    Ecuador
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • IACHR
Information recibida en relación al arresto, la detención y la acusación penal en contra del señor Ola Bini en Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 1
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07 Jul 2019
    07 May 2019
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • disability
  • executions
  • health
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged flogging and execution of two boys reportedly convicted in a reported rape and robbery case despite having been both 15 years old at the time of the alleged commission of the crimes.
Alleged victims: 2
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17 May 2019