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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
    29 Jan 2021
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • executions
  • minority issues
  • torture
Information received concerning the imminent execution of Mr. Javid Dehghan, an Iranian man from the Baloch minority, who has reportedly been convicted of mohrabeh (taking up arms to take lives or property and to create fear in the public).
Alleged victims: 1
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17 Feb 2021
    29 Jan 2021
    Sri Lanka
    JAL
  • executions
  • arbitrary Detention
  • food
  • torture
Information received concerning alleged human rights violations in relation to prison conditions and management in Sri Lanka. This includes information received on alleged prison overcrowding, high levels of COVID-19 in prisons, incidents in prisons reportedly leading to the killings of prisoners including in Anuradhapura, Bogambara and Mahara prisons and suicides in detention.
Alleged victims: 27
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    29 Jan 2021
    United States of America
    JAL
  • environment
  • indigenous peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received regarding the impacts of the United States of America’s increased military presence in Guam and the failure to protect the indigenous Chamorro people from the loss of their traditional lands, territories, and resources
Alleged victims: 61000
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    29 Jan 2021
    United States of America
    JOL
  • unilateral coercive measures
  • food
  • internally displaced persons
  • international solidarity
Information received about the negative impact on human rights of sanctions imposed as the result of declarations of what appears to be permanent state of national emergencies by the President of the United States under authority granted by the legislative acts based on the National Emergencies
Alleged victims: -
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    28 Jan 2021
    Attorney general of Somaliland
    JAL
  • Somalia
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning allegations of prolonged and indefinite arbitrary detention of five inmates in the Hargeisa Central prison who remain in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic despite having already served their prison sentences, as well as the poor conditions in Somaliland prisons.
Alleged victims: 5
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    28 Jan 2021
    Saudi Arabia
    JUA
  • migrants
  • arbitrary Detention
  • food
  • health
  • torture
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the current situation of migrants who are stranded in overcrowded detention centers for prolonged and indefinite periods. These migrants have been held in unsanitary and dehumanizing conditions without adequate healthcare access nor necessary protection measures in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alleged victims: 300
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12 May 2021
    28 Jan 2021
    Somalia
    JAL
  • Somalia
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning allegations of prolonged and indefinite arbitrary detention of five inmates in the Hargeisa Central prison who remain in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic despite having already served their prison sentences, as well as the poor conditions in Somaliland prisons.
Alleged victims: 5
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    28 Jan 2021
    Sudan
    JUA
  • internally displaced persons
  • executions
Information recieved recent attacks on camps for internally displaced persons and villages in West and South Darfur in the context of intercommunal violence, which led to killings, injuries and mass displacement.
Alleged victims: 50000
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    27 Jan 2021
    Cargill Turkey
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • business
Information received concerning recurrent cases of anti-union dismissals of Cargill production workers at the Bursa-Orhangazi plant, in Turkey, and especially the dismissals perpetrated in 2018.
Alleged victims: 22
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26 Mar 2021
    27 Jan 2021
    Cargill USA
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • business
Information received concerning recurrent cases of anti-union dismissals of Cargill production workers at the Bursa-Orhangazi plant, in Turkey, and especially the dismissals perpetrated in 2018.
Alleged victims: 22
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