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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
    23 Oct 2018
    Colombia
    JAL
  • African Descent
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • minority issues
  • racism
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning individual cases of attacks against Afro-Colombian minorities and indigenous communities.
Alleged victims: 32
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02 Jan 2019
    23 Oct 2018
    Israel
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • torture
Information received concerning alleged violations of international human rights norms, including the prohibition on extrajudicial, arbitrary and summary executions, safeguards pertaining to fair trial and due process, and the prohibition against torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment resulting from the torture and extrajudicial killing of Mohammed Zaghloul al-Rimawi by the Israeli Defense Forces on 18 September 2018.
Alleged victims: 1
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    22 Oct 2018
    Italy
    JOL
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning potential serious retrogression in the advancement of the rights of women and their protection from domestic and gender-based violence in the city of Rome and throughout Italy.
Alleged victims: -
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    22 Oct 2018
    Sri Lanka
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • terrorism
Information received concerning 16 political prisoners who began a fast unto death protest in the Anuradhapura prison and Colombo Remand Prison on the 13 September 2018 due to their prolonged detention under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.
Alleged victims: 16
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    22 Oct 2018
    Turkey
    JOL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Information received concerning a number of law decrees adopted during the state of emergency, which could undermine the right of access to justice and jeopardise the right of legal practitioners to carry out their professional activities
Alleged victims: -
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21 Dec 2018
    19 Oct 2018
    Haiti
    AL
  • housing
Informations reçues concernant des expulsions forcées de plusieurs familles basées dans la zone de Pèlerin 5 en Haïti, de l’expropriation et destruction de leurs biens en l’absence d’un processus de consultations libres et éclairées préalables, et de l’absence d’indemnités, de proposition de relogement convenable et de recours judiciaires disponibles.
Alleged victims: 34
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    19 Oct 2018
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
Information received concerning the Iranian human rights defender Mr. Arash Sadeghi.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Dec 2018
    19 Oct 2018
    Italy
    JAL
  • African Descent
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • migrants
  • minority issues
  • racism
Information received concerning the climate of hostility, intolerance, racial hatred and xenophobia in Italy, fuelled by political authorities’ rhetoric against migrants and refugees, people of African descent or origin and Roma communities.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2018
    Mexico
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • torture
Información recibida en relación a presuntos actos constitutivos de tortura y otras violaciones al derecho a la integridad personal en contra del Sr. José Manuel Amador Chairez.
Alleged victims: 1
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    19 Oct 2018
    Mexico
    OL
  • disability
Información recibida en relación con el impacto desproporcionado de varias normativas estatales aprobadas por el Gobierno de Mexico que prohíben la posibilidad de pagar en efectivo los servicios de transporte privado requerido mediante aplicaciones móviles, situación que puede limitar la accesibilidad de las personas con discapacidad al transporte (artículo 9 de la Convención sobre los derechos de las personas con discapacidad) y, por lo tanto, afectar su derecho a vivir de forma independiente y a ser incluidas en la comunidad (artículo 19 de la Convención).
Alleged victims: -
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07 Dec 2018