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
    31 May 2019
    Israel
    JAL
    ISR 8/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning State publications which appear to stigmatize civil society organisations engaging with UN human rights mechanisms and the broader harassment of civil society organisations engaging with these mechanisms.
Alleged victims: -
31 Jul 2019
    31 May 2019
    Malta
    JAL
    MLT 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning allegations of acts of intimidations against Ms. Sarah Clarke by Maltese high level officials during a UN High Level event on 10 December 2018
Alleged victims: 1
29 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
    31 May 2019
    Uganda
    JAL
    UGA 3/2019
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning allegations of an attack against human rights defender Ms. Nana Annett Namata by police officers, resulting in her hospitalisation, as well as the recent arrest and ongoing trial of human rights defender Ms. Stella Nyan
Alleged victims: 2
    31 May 2019
    Ukraine
    AL
    UKR 2/2019
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning allegations regarding the threats received by judge Viktoriia Prykhodko of the Marinskyi district court in the Donetsk region, in relation to a court ruling
Alleged victims: 1
    31 May 2019
    Ukraine
    AL
    UKR 3/2019
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning allegations regarding the threats received by lawyer Valentyna Bohatchenko, in relation to the exercise of her profession.
Alleged victims: 1
05 Aug 2019
    31 May 2019
    Uruguay
    JAL
    URY 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
En este contexto, quisiéramos señalar la atención urgente del Gobierno de Su Excelencia la información que hemos recibido sobre la presunta denuncia penal de difamación e injuria en contra del Sr. Richard Mariani presuntamente por su lucha contra la impunidad por crímenes cometidos durante la dictadura en Uruguay.
Alleged victims: 1
12 Jul 2019
    31 May 2019
    Uzbekistan
    JAL
    UZB 1/2019
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning allegations of torture and ill-treatment of Mr. Rashitjon Hamidovich Kadirov former Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan, currently held in the pre-trial detention facility of the Ministry of Interior in the Mirabadasky district of Tashkent.
Alleged victims: 18
30 Aug 2019
    30 May 2019
    Guatemala
    JOL
    GTM 3/2019
  • disappearances
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida en relación a la posible falta de renovación del Convenio Interinstitucional 24-2009 entre el Ministerio de Gobernación y el Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes sobre el Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (AHPN), lo cual podría conllevar un eventual traslado del mismo y la pérdida o destrucción de documentos, así como su desmantelamiento.
Alleged victims: -
28 Jun 2019
    29 May 2019
    Bangladesh
    JUA
    BGD 1/2019
  • cultural rights
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • religion or belief
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning death threats and incitement to violence by a militant Islamist group against women human rights defender Ms. Sultana Kamal.
Alleged victims: 1
    29 May 2019
    Cameroon
    JAL
    CMR 3/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • business
  • environment
  • executions
  • food
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d’expulsion illégale du Cameroun de M. Jan Joris Cappelle. Nous avons également reçu des allégations de menaces de mort à l’encontre de M. Prince Vincent Awazi et des menaces de mort et d’enlèvement à l’encontre de M. Elvis Brown. Les membres de l’organisation « Organic Farming for Gorillas Cameroon » (OFFGO) seraient en outre victimes d’une campagne de diffamation. Ces allégations semblent être en lien avec leurs activités de dénonciation de violations des droits de l’homme perpétuées par l’entreprise de M. Alhadi Baba Ahmadouo Danpullo.
Alleged victims: 5
29 Jul 2019
    29 May 2019
    Ecuador
    UA
    ECU 10/2019
  • torture
Information received concerning the serious deterioration of Mr. Assange’s physical and psychological health
Alleged victims: 1
26 Jul 2019
    29 May 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 22/2019
  • business
  • environment
  • executions
  • food
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d’expulsion illégale du Cameroun de M. Jan Joris Cappelle. Nous avons également reçu des allégations de menaces de mort à l’encontre de M. Prince Vincent Awazi et de menaces de mort et d’enlèvement à l’encontre de M. Elvis Brown et son petit frère. Les membres de l’organisation OFFGO seraient en outre victimes d’une campagne de diffamation. Ces allégations semblent être en lien avec leurs activités de dénonciation de violations des droits de l’Homme perpétuées par l’entreprise de M. Alhadi Baba Ahmadouo Danpullo.
Alleged victims: 5
    29 May 2019
    Pakistan
    JUA
    PAK 4/2019
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women
Information received concerning the alleged imminent risk to the life of two female human rights defenders, Ms. Gulalai Ismail and Ms Sanna Ejaz who are working on the rights of ethnic Pasthuns in Pakistan and who have received death threats. Reportedly, Ms. Gulalai Ismail has also been included on a ‘kill list’ and is facing charges linked to her human rights work.
Alleged victims: 2
25 Jun 2019
    29 May 2019
    Sweden
    UA
    SWE 2/2019
  • torture
Information received concerning the serious deterioration of Mr. Assange’s physical and psychological health
Alleged victims: 1
12 Jul 2019
    29 May 2019
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    UA
    GBR 3/2019
  • torture
Information received concerning the serious deterioration of Mr. Assange’s physical and psychological health
Alleged victims: 1
    29 May 2019
    United States of America
    UA
    USA 14/2019
  • torture
Information received concerning the serious deterioration of Mr. Assange’s physical and psychological health
Alleged victims: 1
16 Jul 2019
    29 May 2019
    Viet Nam
    JAL
    VNM 2/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
Information received concerning the arrest, treatment and detention conditions of journalist Nguyen Van Hoa following his coverage of protests in the aftermath of the Formosa steel plant toxic spill, the lack of fair trial guarantees afforded during his pre-trial detention and in the subsequent criminal proceedings brought against him, and the failure to investigate and address complaints of human rights violations.
Alleged victims: 1
    28 May 2019
    China
    UA
    CHN 10/2019
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Information received concerning the arrest, detention and threat of repatriation of two citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), who are currently in detention in a police station in Anshan city of Liaoning province. This is reportedly the police station where seven other North Koreans, whom I communicated about to your Excellency’s Government on 30 April 2019, have been detained (UA CHN 7/2019).
Alleged victims: 2
03 Jul 2019
    28 May 2019
    Cuba
    OL
    CUB 3/2019
  • hazardous substances
Información recibida en relación con la "Enmienda de Prohibición" del Convenio de Basilea sobre el Control de los Movimientos Transfronterizos de los Desechos Peligrosos y su Eliminación (en adelante referida como “la Enmienda de Prohibición”), destinada a prohibir la exportación de desechos peligrosos de los Estados miembros de la Organización de Cooperación y Desarrollo Económicos, de la Unión Europea y de Liechtenstein hacia países en desarrollo.
Alleged victims: -
    28 May 2019
    Egypt
    JAL
    EGY 6/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance of, and charges against, 15 individuals, including human rights defenders who are board members of the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), in connection with case no. 1552/2018, and the alleged enforced disappearance of the Executive Director of the ECRF, who is charged in case no. 441/2018. Allegations have also been received regarding a reported smear campaign against a number of human rights organisations in Egyptian media.
Alleged victims: 33
    28 May 2019
    Pakistan
    OL
    PAK 3/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning the “Ban Amendment” to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, designed to prohibit hazardous waste exports from Member States of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, and Liechtenstein, to developing countries.
Alleged victims: -
    28 May 2019
    Saint Kitts and Nevis
    OL
    KNA 1/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning the “Ban Amendment” to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, designed to prohibit hazardous waste exports from Member States of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, and Liechtenstein, to developing countries.
Alleged victims: -
    28 May 2019
    Senegal
    OL
    SEN 1/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information reçue concernant l’amendement «d'interdiction» à la Convention de Bâle sur le contrôle des mouvements transfrontières de déchets dangereux et de leur élimination, visant à interdire toutes les exportations de déchets dangereux des États membres de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, l’Union Européenne, et le Liechtenstein, vers les pays en développement.
Alleged victims: -
    28 May 2019
    Viet Nam
    OL
    VNM 3/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning the “Ban Amendment” to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, designed to prohibit hazardous waste exports from Member States of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, and Liechtenstein, to developing countries.
Alleged victims: -
    27 May 2019
    Bahamas
    OL
    BHS 1/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning the “Ban Amendment” to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, designed to prohibit hazardous waste exports from Member States of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, and Liechtenstein, to developing countries.
Alleged victims: -
    27 May 2019
    Brazil
    OL
    BRA 7/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning the “Ban Amendment” to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, designed to prohibit hazardous waste exports from Member States of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, and Liechtenstein, to developing countries.
Alleged victims: -
26 Jul 2019
    27 May 2019
    China
    UA
    CHN 11/2019
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Information received concerning the arrest, detention and threat of repatriation of five citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), who were arrested and detained in China.
Alleged victims: 5
03 Jul 2019
    27 May 2019
    Comoros
    OL
    COM 1/2019
  • hazardous substances
Informations reçues concernant l’amendement «d'interdiction» à la Convention de Bâle sur le contrôle des mouvements transfrontières de déchets dangereux et de leur élimination, visant à interdire toutes les exportations de déchets dangereux des États membres de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, l’Union Européenne, et le Liechtenstein, vers les pays en développement.
Alleged victims: -
    27 May 2019
    Costa Rica
    OL
    CRI 2/2019
  • hazardous substances
Información recibida en relación con la "Enmienda de prohibición" del Convenio de Basilea sobre el control de los Movimientos Transfronterizos de los Desechos Peligrosos y su Eliminación (en adelante referida como “la Enmienda de Prohibición”), destinada a prohibir la exportación de desechos peligrosos de los Estados miembros de la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económicos, y de la Unión Europea y de Liechtenstein hacia países en desarrollo.
Alleged victims: -
    27 May 2019
    Croatia
    OL
    CRO 2/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning the “Ban Amendment” to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, designed to prohibit hazardous waste exports from Member States of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, and Liechtenstein, to developing countries.
Alleged victims: -
24 Jun 2019
    27 May 2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    OL
    COD 3/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information recue concernant l’amendement «d'interdiction» à la Convention de Bâle sur le contrôle des mouvements transfrontières de déchets dangereux et de leur élimination, visant à interdire toutes les exportations de déchets dangereux des États membres de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, l’Union Européenne, et le Liechtenstein, vers les pays en développement.
Alleged victims: -
    27 May 2019
    India
    JOL
    IND 11/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • minority issues
  • racism
  • religion or belief
Follow-up letter with the regard to the ongoing process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update in the State of Assam and its potential adverse effects on the lives of millions of people, most of whom may belong to minorities.
Alleged victims: -
23 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
02 Sep 2019
02 Sep 2019
    27 May 2019
    India
    JAL
    IND 12/2019
  • environment
  • food
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning recent reports of the impact of work on Northeastern Frontier Railway on the water supply of several villages in the state of Manipur, India.
Alleged victims: -
    27 May 2019
    Italy
    JAL
    ITA 5/2019
  • health
  • housing
  • minority issues
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the eviction of the Roma community living in Località Ponte Riccio, via Vicinale Viaticale, in the town of Giugliano in Campania, near Naples, on 10 May 2019.
Alleged victims: 450
19 Jun 2019
    27 May 2019
    Saudi Arabia
    JUA
    SAU 8/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • religion or belief
  • torture
Information received concerning the risk of execution of Dr. Abbas Alabbad as a result of unfair trial and discrimination based on religion.
Alleged victims: 1
24 Jun 2019
    27 May 2019
    Sri Lanka
    JUA
    LKA 3/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • health
  • housing
  • internally displaced persons
  • migrants
  • minority issues
  • racism
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the increasing communal violence targeting the religious minorities in Sri Lanka, and in particular Muslims, as well as the reported acts of violence and intimidation threatening the living and security conditions of refugees and asylum seekers belonging to persecuted minorities.
Alleged victims: -
29 May 2019
31 Jul 2019
    27 May 2019
    Switzerland
    JAL
    CHE 2/2019
  • African Descent
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • minority issues
  • racism
  • torture
Informations reçues concernant la mort de plusieurs personnes d’ascendance africaine, qui serait due à l’usage excessif de la force par les forces de police.
Alleged victims: 3
24 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
    23 May 2019
    Poland
    AL
    POL 3/2019
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning Justice Alina Czubieniak, , who has recently been subject to disciplinary proceedings as a consequence of a decision she took in the legitimate exercise of her judicial functions.
Alleged victims: 1
19 Jul 2019
    21 May 2019
    Algeria
    JAL
    DZA 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women
Informations reçues concernant concernant des allégations d’usage excessif de la force au cours de manifestations, de restrictions du droit à la liberté de manifester et d’actes d’intimidations contre des manifestants.
Alleged victims: -
    21 May 2019
    Malawi
    JUA
    MWI 2/2019
  • albinism
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning alleged threats, intimidation and defamation against human rights defender Mr. Timothy Mtambo in the context of the tripartite elections scheduled for 21 May 2019.
Alleged victims: 1
03 Sep 2019
    20 May 2019
    China
    JUA
    CHN 9/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • poverty
Information received concerning the alleged continuing violations of the human rights of Mr. Jiang Tianyong. Mr. Jiang is a renowned human rights lawyer who represented clients in a number of high-profile cases over the last decade.
Alleged victims: 1
27 Jun 2019
    17 May 2019
    Canada
    JOL
    CAN 2/2019
  • minority issues
  • racism
  • religion or belief
Informations reçues concernant le projet de Loi sur la laïcité de l’État, déposé le 28 mars 2019 à l’Assemblée nationale du Québec.
Alleged victims: -
    17 May 2019
    Equatorial Guinea
    JUA
    GNQ 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
Información recibida en relación con los alegatos de detención arbitraria y los presuntos actos constitutivos de tortura en contra del Sr. Joaquín Elo Ayeto, defensor de derechos humanos, miembro del grupo de oposición política llamado “Convergencia por la Democracia Social “(CPDS) y fundador de Somos +, una organización que busca movilizar a los jóvenes para denunciar la corrupción y las violaciones a los derechos humanos.
Alleged victims: 148
    16 May 2019
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    JAL
    BIH 1/2017
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning excessive use of force by special police unit forces of the Ministry of Interior, and charges laid against twenty-three residents (22 women and one man) of Krušćica village who have been peacefully defending the river and the surrounding environment from the construction of two hydropower plants.
Alleged victims: 23
    16 May 2019
    Colombia
    JAL
    COL 4/2019
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida en relación con el asesinato del excombatiente Dimar Torres Arévalo en proceso de reincorporación en el marco de la implementación del Acuerdo Final para la Terminación del Conflicto y la construcción de una Paz Estable y Duradera. La información proporcionada se enmarca en el día 22 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: 1
12 Jul 2019
    16 May 2019
    Honduras
    JAL
    HND 2/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women
Información recibida sobre sobre el ataque físico y amenazas de muerte en contra de la Sra. Nivia Vargas, y el presunto lanzamiento de bombas de gas lacrimógeno contra otros familiares y personas relacionadas con la defensora de derechos humanos, la Sra. Hedme Castro y su organización la Asociación para una Ciudadanía Participativa (ACI PARTICIPA).
Alleged victims: 2
17 Jul 2019
    16 May 2019
    Turkey
    JAL
    TUR 5/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning criminal charges against Ms. Gönül Öztürkoğlu, a human rights defender and president of the Malatya branch of Insan Haklari Dernegi (IHD – Human Rights Association). Ms Öztürkoğlu has been actively involved in defending the human rights of women and children, the rights of prisoners, in particular the sick and the elderly, and the rights of persons belonging to Yezidi communities.
Alleged victims: 1
12 Jul 2019
    15 May 2019
    Italy
    JAL
    ITA 4/2019
  • human rights defenders
  • international solidarity
  • migrants
  • racism
  • torture
  • trafficking in persons
Information received concerning the recent ‘Directive for the unified coordination of surveillance activities of maritime borders and fight against illegal immigration according to article 11 of Legislative Decree n. 286/1998’, alias Ministerial Circular n. 14100/141(8) (hereinafter: Directive) addressed to the Italian Chief-of-Police, the General Command of the Carabinieri Corp, the General Command of Finance Police, the General Command of the Port Authorities, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces and the Chief of Defence, by the acting Minister of Interior Matteo Salvini.
Alleged victims: -
06 Jun 2019
    14 May 2019
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
    IRN 5/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the reported arrest and arbitrary detention of human rights defender Ms. Yasaman Aryani, Ms. Monireh Arabshahi and Ms. Mojgan Keshavarz by the Iranian authorities.
Alleged victims: 3
02 Jul 2019
    14 May 2019
    Mongolia
    JOL
    MNG 1/2019
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Judges and the Law on Public Prosecutor’s Office, which introduce a new procedure for the dismissal of judges and heads of the prosecution service on the basis of a recommendation from the National Security Council of Mongolia.
Alleged victims: -
    10 May 2019
    Lebanon
    JAL
    LBN 3/2019
  • 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: -
    10 May 2019
    Malaysia
    JAL
    MYS 2/2019
  • 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
    10 May 2019
    Myanmar
    JAL
    MMR 4/2019
  • 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
    10 May 2019
    Romania
    JUA
    ROU 2/2019
  • 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
13 Aug 2019
    09 May 2019
    Ecuador
    AL
    ECU 9/2019
  • privacy
Información recibida sobre la vigilancia al Sr. Julian Assange durante su estancia en la Embajada del Ecuador en Londres.
Alleged victims: 1
26 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
    09 May 2019
    Nigeria
    JAL
    NGA 3/2019
  • 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
    08 May 2019
    Mexico
    JAL
    MEX 7/2019
  • 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
10 Jul 2019
    08 May 2019
    United Republic of Tanzania
    AL
    TZA 1/2019
  • 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: -
13 May 2019
    07 May 2019
    Ecuador
    JUA
    ECU 7/2019
  • 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
07 Jul 2019
    07 May 2019
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
    IRN 4/2019
  • 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
17 May 2019
    06 May 2019
    China
    JAL
    CHN 5/2019
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
Information received concerning the case of prolonged detention of nine Tibetans from Ngawa (Aba), in Sichuan province, who, in December 2016, were sentenced to prison for their participation in celebrations for the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday in 2015, and their advocacy for the cultural and religious rights of the Tibetan minority in China.
Alleged victims: 9
07 Jun 2019
    06 May 2019
    Egypt
    JAL
    EGY 5/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
  • torture
allegations concerning the judicial harassment against and alleged arbitrary arrest, detention and ill-treatment of human rights lawyer, Mr. Mohamed Ramadan.
Alleged victims: 1
    03 May 2019
    Israel
    JUA
    ISR 7/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Information received concerning allegations of arbitrary arrest and detention, and imminent deportation from East Jerusalem to Jordan of photojournalist Mr. Mustafa Al-Nadir Iyad Al-Kharouf.
Alleged victims: 1
    03 May 2019
    Italy
    JAL
    ITA 3/2019
  • housing
  • migrants
  • minority issues
  • racism
Information received concerning hate-motivated violent demonstrations, occurring between 2 and 5 April, which targeted 75 Roma being moved to a temporary reception facility centre in Torre Maura, as well as an increase in hate speech and forced evictions against the Roma minority.
Alleged victims: 75
28 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
    03 May 2019
    Mauritius
    JUA
    MUS 2/2019
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women
Information received concerning the physical and verbal assault of members of the LGBT community and of two LGBT human rights defenders associated with the Collectif Arc-En-Ciel, including Ms. Sandrine Julien.
Alleged victims: 4
27 Jun 2019
    03 May 2019
    Mexico
    OL
    MEX 6/2019
  • disability
Información recibida en relación con el anuncio sobre la posible disolución del Consejo Nacional para el Desarrollo y la Inclusión de las Personas con Discapacidad (CONADIS) o su retrocesión a una subdirección de la Secretaría de Bienestar.
Alleged victims: -
    03 May 2019
    Myanmar
    JUA
    MMR 3/2019
  • executions
  • Myanmar
Information received concerning the shooting of fourteen detained people following the detention of approximately 275 men and boys between the ages of 15 and 50 years old by the Tatmadaw in schools in Kyauk Tan village, Rathedaung Township in northern Rakhine State.
Alleged victims: 275
25 Jul 2019
    02 May 2019
    China
    JAL
    CHN 4/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • international order
Information received concerning the sentencing of Mr. Benny Tai Yiu-Ting, Mr. Chan Kin-Man and Mr. Chu Yiu-Ming, along with six other human rights defenders in connection with their participation in the Umbrella Movement protests in 2014.
Alleged victims: 3
15 Jul 2019
    02 May 2019
    United States of America
    AL
    USA 13/2019
  • unilateral coercive measures
Information received concerning the 17 April 2019 decision of the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to designate the Central Bank of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (hereafter “Venezuela”) under Executive Order 13850, “Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela,” as amended, thereby preventing any State or person from engaging in dollar-based transactions with it, and to limit remittances and credit card transactions by March 2020.
Alleged victims: -
    01 May 2019
    China
    JAL
    CHN 3/2019
  • business
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of, and charges against, five labour rights defenders, as well as the enforced disappearance of one of them as a result of their advocacy for labour rights and better working conditions at the Jasic Technology factory in Shenzhen, and for their attempts to form a trade union.
Alleged victims: 31
21 May 2019
    01 May 2019
    Israel
    JAL
    ISR 6/2019
  • cultural rights
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • minority issues
  • racism
Information received concerning the charges against and detention of Sheikh Sayah Abu Madhi’m al-Turi, a Bedouin human and land rights defender from al-ʿArāgīb, in Negev/Naqab region. His detention is linked to his advocacy and work on Bedouin land claims in al-ʿArāgīb, and on the currently unrecognized Bedouin village in that region, which has been demolished numerous times since 2010 and whose residents forcibly removed.
Alleged victims: 1
    01 May 2019
    Other actors
    OL
    OTH 24/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning Facebook’s initiative to create an Oversight Board for Content Decisions (“the Board”).
Alleged victims: -
    01 May 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 20/2019
  • business
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of, and charges against, five labour rights defenders, as a result of their advocacy for labour rights and better working conditions at the Jasic Technology plant in Shenzhen, and for their attempts to form a trade union.
Alleged victims: 31
    01 May 2019
    Russian Federation
    OL
    RUS 4/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning recently passed amendments to the law “On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection” and the Code on Administrative Offenses, criminalizing “fake news” and “blatant disrespect for society, government, official government symbols, constitution or governmental bodies of Russia”, as well as amendments to the Law on the Distribution of Foreign Media.
Alleged victims: -
    30 Apr 2019
    China
    UA
    CHN 7/2019
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Information received concerning the arrest, detention and threat of repatriation of seven citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), who are currently in detention in a police station in Shenyang city of Liaoning province.
Alleged victims: 8
03 Jun 2019
    29 Apr 2019
    Other actors
    JUA
    OTH 23/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • minority issues
Information received concerning the prosecution’s response towards Mr. Hamid Kamali bin Haydara’s appeal against his death sentence.
Alleged victims: 1
    29 Apr 2019
    United States of America
    JAL
    USA 12/2019
  • executions
  • Somalia
  • terrorism
Information received concerning five airstrikes in Somalia
Alleged victims: -
    29 Apr 2019
    Yemen
    JUA
    YEM 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
Information received concerning the prosecution’s response towards Mr. Hamid Kamali bin Haydara’s appeal against his death sentence.
Alleged victims: 1
    26 Apr 2019
    Haiti
    JAL
    HTI 2/2019
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d’agression physique, de menaces de mort et d’intimidation à l’encontre du défenseur des droits de l’Homme, M. Jean Gédéon.
Alleged victims: 1
    25 Apr 2019
    Colombia
    JAL
    COL 2/2019
  • African Descent
  • cultural rights
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • water and sanitation
Informacion recibida en relación con la situación de la comunidad de Brisas del Cauca, en Cali, Colombia frente al Plan Jarillón implementado por la Alcaldía Municipal.
Alleged victims: 30002
    25 Apr 2019
    Philippines
    JAL
    PHL 3/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
information concerning new accusations of bias in favour of communist “terrorist” groups formulated against the current United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, which appeared in the national press covering the submission of a report to the Permanent Mission of the Philippines in Geneva regarding abuses of indigenous peoples’ rights by the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army. These accusationswere reiterated in a press briefing in Manila on 13 March 2019.
Alleged victims: 1
    24 Apr 2019
    Singapore
    OL
    SGP 3/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Comments on the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill, which raises serious concerns regarding freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: -
05 Jul 2019
04 Jul 2019
04 Jul 2019
    23 Apr 2019
    China
    JUA
    CHN 6/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning reported acts of harassment and intimidation against human rights defender Ms. Liu Ximei, allegedly as an act of reprisals for denouncing the human rights violations against AIDS patients in rural China at the United Nations in Geneva.
Alleged victims: 1
06 May 2019
    23 Apr 2019
    Cyprus
    AL
    CYP 1/2019
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the alleged impending forcible return from Hungary to the Syrian Arab Republic of an individual who is currently being held in the Nyírbátor Immigration Detention Centre in Hungary.
Alleged victims: 1
    23 Apr 2019
    Hungary
    AL
    HUN 2/2019
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the alleged impending forcible return from Hungary to the Syrian Arab Republic of an individual who is currently being held in the Nyírbátor Immigration Detention Centre in Hungary.
Alleged victims: 1
01 May 2019
    18 Apr 2019
    Armenia
    JAL
    ARM 2/2019
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women
Information received concerning online harassment and hate speech against woman human rights defender Ms. Lara Aharonian.
Alleged victims: 2
18 Jun 2019
    18 Apr 2019
    Ecuador
    AL
    ECU 5/2019
  • torture
En este contexto, quisiera señalar a la atención urgente del Gobierno de Su Excelencia información recibida acerca de la orden de terminación del asilo diplomático otorgado en 2012 al Sr Julián Assange. El Gobierno de su Excelencia, además, habría decidido retirar al Sr Assange la nacionalidad Ecuatoriana que le había concedido en diciembre de 2017. Estas medidas habrían resultado en el arresto del Sr Assange por parte de la policía británica el jueves 11 de Mayo, tras casi siete años de encierro en la Embajada del Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 1
17 Jun 2019
    18 Apr 2019
    Ecuador
    AL
    ECU 6/2019
  • privacy
Information received in relation to restrictions on Mr. Julian Assange's right to privacy during his stay at the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
Alleged victims: 1
18 Jun 2019
    18 Apr 2019
    Thailand
    JUA
    THA 5/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
  • torture
Information received concerning the arbitrary arrest, enforced disappearance and subsequent repatriation of Mr. Truong Duy Nhat from Thailand to Viet Nam, as well as the surveillance and intimidation of Mr. Bach Hong Quyen.
Alleged victims: 2
24 Apr 2019
20 Jun 2019
    18 Apr 2019
    Viet Nam
    JUA
    VNM 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
Information received concerning the arbitrary arrest, enforced disappearance and subsequent repatriation of Mr. Truong Duy Nhat from Thailand to Viet Nam, as well as the surveillance and intimidation of Mr. Bach Hong Quyen.
Alleged victims: 2
    17 Apr 2019
    Mexico
    JAL
    MEX 5/2019
  • indigenous peoples
  • internally displaced persons
Información recibida sobre la grave situación del desplazamiento forzoso interno de las comunidades de varios territorios pertenecientes al Estado de Guerrero.
Alleged victims: 3000
17 Jun 2019
    17 Apr 2019
    Other actors
    JOL
    OTH 19/2019
  • disability
  • poverty
Information received concerning the importance of better promoting and protecting the rights of persons with disabilities in the Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) of this Bank, which aim at improving social and economic outcomes in Asia.
Alleged victims: -
    17 Apr 2019
    Saudi Arabia
    JAL
    SAU 7/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • education
In this connection, we would like to bring to your attention information that we have received regarding the alleged arrest and continued detention of Mr. Abdulaziz Saeed Saad Halwan Abdullah, a Qatari national (ID number 29563404734) in Saudi Arabia.
Alleged victims: 1
23 Apr 2019
    16 Apr 2019
    Argentina
    JAL
    ARG 8/2019
  • disappearances
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida en relación con los proyectos a realizar en la guarnición militar de Campo de Mayo -donde se localizaron numerosos centros clandestinos de detención durante la dictadura-, que podrían poner en riesgo los derechos de las víctimas de crímenes de lesa humanidad, en particular el derecho a conocer la verdad sobre las circunstancias de las desaparición forzada, la evolución y los resultados de la investigación, y el paradero de la persona desaparecida y/o fallecida, y a obtener garantías de no repetición de las violaciones sufridas tales como la preservación de los sitios de memoria histórica.
Alleged victims: -
14 Jun 2019
14 Jun 2019
14 Jun 2019
14 Jun 2019
14 Jun 2019
    16 Apr 2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JUA
    COD 2/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
Informations reçues concernant la détention arbitraire, les agressions physiques, la torture ainsi que les menaces de mort à l’encontre des défenseurs de droits humains M. Bushambale Mazigamwa et M. Fikiri Kivira, commis, de manière alléguée, par le groupe armé Masanya en collaboration avec les FNL Burundais.
Alleged victims: 2
    16 Apr 2019
    Haiti
    JAL
    HTI 1/2019
  • executions
  • health
  • housing
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Informations reçues concernant les exécutions arbitraires de 71 individus, la disparition de 2 personnes, le viol de 11 individus ainsi que des actes de vandalisme et de destruction de plus de 150 maisons, survenus dans le quartier de La Saline, dans la commune de Port-au-Prince.
Alleged victims: 84
29 Apr 2019
    15 Apr 2019
    Pakistan
    JUA
    PAK 2/2019
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women
Information received concerning death threats against journalist Ms Marvi Sirmed stemming from the dissemination of fabricated accusations against her online.
Alleged victims: 1
    12 Apr 2019
    Cambodia
    JAL
    KHM 1/2019
  • Cambodia
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received regarding the use of police and/or judicial authority to intimidate and harass at least 55 former members/supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) for having exercised their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.
Alleged victims: 55
24 Jul 2019
    12 Apr 2019
    Chad
    AL
    TCD 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informations reçues concernant des perturbations pour accéder aux réseaux sociaux et certains sites Internet depuis plus d’un an.
Alleged victims: -
    12 Apr 2019
    China
    JAL
    CHN 2/2019
  • business
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • international order
Information received concerning death threats and attempted kidnappings against a human rights defender as well as allegations of possible acts of reprisals for cooperation with the World Bank and its Inspection Panel for documenting and denouncing human rights violations related to the High-Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project (ProRoutes) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Alleged victims: 1
21 May 2019
    12 Apr 2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JAL
    COD 1/2019
  • business
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • international order
Information received concerning death threats and attempted kidnappings against a human rights defender as well as allegations of possible acts of reprisals for cooperation with the World Bank and its Inspection Panel for documenting and denouncing human rights violations related to the High-Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project (ProRoutes) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Alleged victims: 1
    12 Apr 2019
    Greece
    JAL
    GRC 2/2019
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
Information received concerning the ban imposed on minority rights defenders Mr. Slavko Mangovski and Ms. Trendafilka Sandeva to enter Greece.
Alleged victims: 2
11 Jun 2019
    12 Apr 2019
    Nepal
    JOL
    NPL 1/2019
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • torture
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • violence against women
Information received concerning the reported lack of impartiality, independence and transparency in the existing procedure for the appointment of the members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission on the Investigation of Enforced Disappearance (CIEDP), which may affect the selection of new commissioners in April 2019; the reported lack of progress in the work undertaken by both commissions; and the possible amendment of the Act on the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation 2071 (2014).
Alleged victims: -
07 Jun 2019
    12 Apr 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 15/2019
  • business
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • international order
Information received concerning death threats and attempted kidnappings against a human rights defender as well as allegations of possible acts of reprisals for cooperation with the World Bank and its Inspection Panel for documenting and denouncing human rights violations related to the High-Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project (ProRoutes) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Alleged victims: 1
    12 Apr 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 16/2019
  • business
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • international order
Information received concerning death threats and attempted kidnappings against a human rights defender as well as allegations of possible acts of reprisals for cooperation with the World Bank and its Inspection Panel for documenting and denouncing human rights violations related to the High-Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project (ProRoutes) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The ProRoutes project is funded by the World Bank.
Alleged victims: 1
07 Jun 2019
    11 Apr 2019
    Other actors
    OL
    OTH 21/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received regarding the Draft Commission Regulation amending, for the purposes of a 14th Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress (ATP), Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Regulation), specifically with regard to a proposed amendment of Annexes II and III to the CLP Regulation by defining specific labelling obligation for mixtures containing titanium dioxide and its potential implications for the rights to health and information in EU Member States.
Alleged victims: -
    10 Apr 2019
    Hungary
    OL
    HUN 3/2019
  • terrorism
I regret that the content of your letter does not address the allegations contained in my communication regarding the forcible return from Hungary to the Syrian Arab Republic of Mr. Ahmed Hamed. I expressed my concern that the forcible return of Mr. Hamed to Syria may expose him to torture, inhuman and degrading treatment in contravention of the principle of non-refoulement, and result in other severe violations of his rights, including his rights to life, personal security, integrity and liberty.
Alleged victims: 1
    10 Apr 2019
    Myanmar
    UA
    MMR 2/2019
  • Myanmar
Information received concerning escalating conflict between the Arakan Army and the Tatmadaw in Paletwa township in Chin State and central and northern Rakhine State since October 2018.
Alleged victims: 17000
22 May 2019
    09 Apr 2019
    Kazakhstan
    JAL
    KAZ 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the detention and illegal expulsion of human rights observers Ms. Lyudmila Voloshina and Mr. Valerii Iavtushenko from Kazakhstan.
Alleged victims: 2
07 Jun 2019
14 Jun 2019
    08 Apr 2019
    France
    JAL
    FRA 4/2019
  • minority issues
  • racism
Informations reçues concernant concernant des attaques perpétrées entre le 16 mars et le 2 avril 2019, dans plusieurs communes de la région Île-de-France, contre des personnes appartenant à la minorité Rom, suite à la publication et divulgation de fausses rumeurs à travers les réseaux sociaux.
Alleged victims: -
03 Jul 2019
    08 Apr 2019
    India
    JUA
    IND 10/2019
  • disability
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
Information received concerning the degrading situation of human rights defender Dr. G.N. Saibaba with respect to his detention, lack of reasonable accommodation and lack of access to appropriate healthcare while in custody.
Alleged victims: 1
    05 Apr 2019
    Spain
    JAL
    ESP 4/2019
  • disability
  • education
  • health
Información recibida en relación con la situación de un niño autista de 14 años, a quien se le habrían negado y/o suspendido los ajustes razonables para una educación inclusiva en el CEIP Salgado Torres y en el EIS Elviña de A Coruña.
Alleged victims: 1
04 Jun 2019
    04 Apr 2019
    Australia
    JOL
    AUS 5/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • terrorism
Comments on the Criminal Code Amendment (Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material) Law 2019 (“the Law”), which raises serious concerns regarding freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: -
24 Apr 2019
    04 Apr 2019
    Brazil
    JUA
    BRA 6/2019
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning the the death threats targeted at the indigenous leader and human rights defender, Cacique Babau, and his family members in the state of Bahia.
Alleged victims: 1
16 Aug 2019
    03 Apr 2019
    Ecuador
    JAL
    ECU 4/2019
  • African Descent
  • business
  • education
  • environment
  • food
  • health
  • housing
  • slavery
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la situación de las personas trabajadoras y familias que viven en haciendas en las plantaciones de abacá de la empresa japonesa Furukawa Plantaciones C. A. del Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 200
02 Jun 2019
    03 Apr 2019
    Japan
    JAL
    JPN 2/2019
  • African Descent
  • business
  • education
  • environment
  • food
  • health
  • housing
  • slavery
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the situation of workers and families living on farms in the abaca plantations of the Japanese company Furukawa Plantaciones C.A. in Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 200
13 Jun 2019
    03 Apr 2019
    Morocco
    JAL
    MAR 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
Informations reçues concernant les allégations relatives à l'arrestation de Mme Naziha El Khalidi ainsi qu’aux poursuites pénales à son encontre pour avoir agi en tant que journaliste sans satisfaire aux exigences légales nationales relatives à la profession, criminalisées en vertu de l'article 381 du Code pénal marocain.
Alleged victims: 1
06 Jun 2019
    03 Apr 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 14/2019
  • African Descent
  • business
  • education
  • environment
  • food
  • health
  • housing
  • slavery
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la situación de los trabajadores y las familias que viven en haciendas en las plantaciones de abacá de la empresa japonesa Furukawa Plantaciones C. A. del Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 200
31 May 2019
    02 Apr 2019
    Australia
    JAL
    AUS 4/2019
  • health
  • mercenaries
  • migrants
  • torture
Information received concerning the continued effective confinement of, and inappropriate access to health care by, the asylum seekers and refugees who remain in Australia’s custody in its offshore facilities in Nauru and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.
Alleged victims: 1000
03 Jun 2019
    02 Apr 2019
    Holy See
    AL
    VAT 1/2019
  • sale of children
Rapports de nombreux cas d’abus et d’exploitation sexuels, ainsi que de vente d’enfants, commis par des membres du clergé de l'Église catholique à travers le monde depuis des décennies.
Alleged victims: -
    02 Apr 2019
    India
    JUA
    IND 9/2019
  • disappearances
  • environment
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance of the environmental human rights defender Mr. Shanmugam Thangasamy, in connection to his participation in a press conference during which he denounced the involvement of senior police officials in the killing of 13 persons on 22 May 2018 during a protest opposing the environmental pollution caused by the Sterlite Copper Smelting Plant in Thoothukudi.
Alleged victims: 1
    02 Apr 2019
    Indonesia
    JAL
    IDN 6/2019
  • executions
  • indigenous peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • racism
Information received concerning the forced displacements of thousands of indigenous peoples in the Nduga Regency of the Papua and West Papua province due to military operations in the region and the situation of internally displaced persons in various regencies of the Papua province, and that several individuals have died as a result of the security operations or displacement.
Alleged victims: 2000
04 Apr 2019
    02 Apr 2019
    United States of America
    JAL
    USA 7/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • indigenous peoples
  • migrants
Information received concerning the death of an eight-year-old Guatemalan boy in custody of the US Customs and Border Patrol.
Alleged victims: 1
07 Aug 2019
    01 Apr 2019
    Brunei Darussalam
    JOL
    BRN 1/2019
  • executions
  • religion or belief
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the criminalisation of adultery and consensual same sex relations and the imposition of cruel, inhuman and degrading punishments for such acts, including stoning, whipping and amputation.
Alleged victims: -
08 Apr 2019
    01 Apr 2019
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
    IRN 3/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • environment
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged continued arbitrary detention of eight environmental scientists, some of whom were reportedly subjected to torture and other-ill treatment.
Alleged victims: 9
    01 Apr 2019
    Saudi Arabia
    JUA
    SAU 6/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning alleged arrest and enforced disappearance of Yemeni journalist, Marwan Ali Naji Al Muraisy in Saudi Arabia.
Alleged victims: 1
05 Apr 2019
    01 Apr 2019
    Zimbabwe
    JAL
    ZWE 3/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • foreign debt
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • poverty
  • violence against women
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the Government’s response to the country’s economic crisis
Alleged victims: 289
    29 Mar 2019
    Iraq
    AL
    IRQ 2/2019
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged torture and ill-treatment of Dr. Adil Ali Abdul-Hassan Al-Fregi and Dr. Ahmed Yahya Issa Rubaye, who are Iraqi citizens and Assistant Professors in the Department of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Basra.
Alleged victims: 2
27 May 2019
    28 Mar 2019
    Brazil
    AL
    BRA 5/2019
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received concerning commemorations to be held to celebrate the 1964 military coup in Brazil.
Alleged victims: -
03 Apr 2019
    28 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 3/2019
  • business
  • education
  • privacy
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the availability on the Google’s application store of the Saudi mobile phone application ‘‘Absher’’, allowing millions of “male guardians” to technologically monitor and restrict women’s whereabouts and freedom of movement in Saudi Arabia.
Alleged victims: -
25 May 2019
    28 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 4/2019
  • business
  • education
  • privacy
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the availability on the Apple’s application store of the Saudi mobile phone application ‘‘Absher”, allowing millions of private “male guardians” to technologically monitor and restrict women’s whereabouts and freedom of movement in Saudi Arabia.
Alleged victims: -
    28 Mar 2019
    Sudan
    JUA
    SDN 2/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • Sudan
Information received concerning the arrest and arbitrary detention initially at an unknown location of Mr Osman Mirghani. Mr Mirghani is a journalist and editor-in-chief of the newspaper Al-Tayyar
Alleged victims: 1
29 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
    28 Mar 2019
    United States of America
    JAL
    USA 3/2019
  • business
  • privacy
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning legislation and social practices of “male guardianship” in Saudi Arabia, including the mobile phone application ‘Absher’, which seem to contravene international human rights norms and standards as outlined below.
Alleged victims: -
21 Jun 2019
    27 Mar 2019
    Gabon
    JAL
    GAB 1/2019
  • business
  • migrants
  • slavery
  • trafficking in persons
Informations reçues concernant des conditions présumées de traite d’êtres humains et de travail forcé subies par des travailleurs migrants indiens dans une compagnie de bois de capital indien, Accurate Industries, qui opère dans la Zone Economique Spéciale de Nkok au Gabon.
Alleged victims: 40
    27 Mar 2019
    India
    JAL
    IND 5/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • migrants
  • minority issues
  • Myanmar
  • racism
Information received concerning the current situation faced by refugees and asylum-seekers from Rohingya ethnicity.
Alleged victims: -
27 May 2019
    27 Mar 2019
    India
    JAL
    IND 6/2019
  • business
  • migrants
  • slavery
  • trafficking in persons
Information received concerning alleged human trafficking and forced labor suffered by Indian migrant workers at an India-based timber company, Accurate Industries, which operates in the Special Economic Zone of Nkok in Gabon.
Alleged victims: 40
    27 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 9/2019
  • business
  • migrants
  • slavery
  • trafficking in persons
Information received concerning alleged human trafficking and forced labor suffered by Indian migrant workers in your company, which operates in the Special Economic Zone of Nkok in Gabon.
Alleged victims: 40
17 May 2019
17 May 2019
    27 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 10/2019
  • business
  • migrants
  • slavery
  • trafficking in persons
Information received regarding alleged human trafficking and forced labor suffered by Indian migrant workers in the India-based timber company, Accurate Industries, which operates in the Special Economic Zone of Nkok in Gabon, partly owned by Olam International.
Alleged victims: 40
    27 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 13/2019
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • housing
  • minority issues
  • poverty
Information received concerning the alleged planned re-development of the Seven Sisters Indoor Market, in the London Borough of Haringey
Alleged victims: 2
10 Apr 2019
08 May 2019
    27 Mar 2019
    Singapore
    JAL
    SGP 1/2019
  • business
  • migrants
  • slavery
  • trafficking in persons
Information received regarding alleged human trafficking and forced labor suffered by Indian migrant workers at the India-based timber company, Accurate Industries, which operates in the special economic zone of Nkok in Gabon, jointly owned by the Singapore-based company, Olam International.
Alleged victims: 40
24 May 2019
    26 Mar 2019
    Israel
    JAL
    ISR 1/2019
  • disability
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the killing by the Israeli security forces of two persons with disabilities, Mr. Tahreer Mahmoud S’aed Wahba and Mr. Fadi Hasan Soliman Abu Selmi, who were participating in demonstrations along the fence between Gaza and Israel on 1 April 2018 and 14 May 2018 respectively.
Alleged victims: 2
    25 Mar 2019
    Brazil
    JOL
    BRA 3/2019
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • IACHR
Information received concerning decree n. 64.074/2019 which regulates law n. 15.556/2014, issued by the State Government of São Paulo on 18 January 2019, and published on 19 January 2019, which contains a number of provisions restricting the right to freedom of peaceful assembly.
Alleged victims: -
29 Mar 2019
    25 Mar 2019
    Mexico
    AL
    MEX 4/2019
  • housing
Información recibida en relación con un desalojo forzoso de aproximadamente 24 familias, residentes en un edificio del centro histórico de la Cuidad de México, entre el 13 de julio de 2016 hasta el día de hoy. Entre los residentes del edificio, se encuentra una señora que sufre amenazas diarias sintiendo que su vida esta en peligro.
Alleged victims: 1
27 May 2019
    25 Mar 2019
    Turkey
    JAL
    TUR 1/2019
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received alleging violations and their consequences afterwards attributable to Turkey in relation to the tragic events that affected the Armenian minority from 1915 to 1923.
Alleged victims: 600000
17 May 2019
17 May 2019
17 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Belarus
    JAL
    BLR 2/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • Belarus
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged judicial harassment against Mr. Uladzimir Vialičkin, a human rights defender and member of the non-governmental organisation “Viasna” and Mr. Vital Kazak, environmental rights defender, as well as the alleged arbitrary detention of Mr. Aliaksandr Kabanaŭ, environmental rights defender and blogger, for their participation in peaceful protests against the construction of a battery plant in Brest.
Alleged victims: 3
16 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Costa Rica
    JAL
    CRI 1/2019
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida en relación con el asesinato del Sr. Sergio Rojas Ortiz. El Sr. Sergio Rojas Ortiz era defensor de derechos humanos y líder indígena del pueblo Bribri de Salitre ubicado en el cantón de Buenos Aires, provincia de Puntarenas.
Alleged victims: 1
28 Mar 2019
20 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Czech Republic
    JOL
    CZE 2/2019
  • business
  • housing
Concerns over structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets
Alleged victims: -
17 May 2019
17 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Denmark
    JOL
    DNK 2/2019
  • business
  • housing
Concerns over structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets
Alleged victims: -
09 Sep 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Guatemala
    JAL
    GTM 2/2019
  • food
  • housing
  • international solidarity
  • migrants
  • racism
  • sale of children
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • trafficking in persons
Información recibida en relación con la situación de las personas migrantes en caravana, en dirección a México y a los Estados Unidos de América, y en particular con referencia a un incidente violento y xenófobo contra personas migrantes en Tecún Umán, así como la necesidad de que el gobierno tome medidas activas para proteger los derechos humanos de todos los migrantes.
Alleged victims: 15552
28 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Ireland
    JOL
    IRL 2/2019
  • business
  • housing
Information received concerning structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets.
Alleged victims: -
23 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Myanmar
    JAL
    MMR 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • Myanmar
Information received concerning the sentencing of Mr Myo Aung related to a satirical cartoon and short story. Mr Myo Aung is a journalist, a co-founder of Dawi Watch and editor-in-charge of the Tanintharyi Journal. The Tanintharyi Journal is a local media published weekly as part of Dawi Watch, a news agency created in 2012 covering issues in South-Eastern Myanmar.
Alleged victims: 1
08 May 2019
16 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    New Zealand
    JAL
    NZL 1/2019
  • housing
  • indigenous peoples
Information received regarding the construction of 480 houses on Puketapapa indigenous land.
Alleged victims: -
16 May 2019
21 Aug 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JOL
    OTH 17/2019
  • business
  • housing
Concerns over structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets
Alleged victims: -
25 Mar 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Spain
    JOL
    ESP 3/2019
  • business
  • housing
Preocupación con respecto a la práctica del Gobierno de adoptar leyes y políticas que tratan la vivienda como una mercancía y socavan el disfrute de la vivienda como un derecho humano
Alleged victims: -
25 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    Sweden
    JOL
    SWE 1/2019
  • business
  • housing
Information received concerning structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets.
Alleged victims: -
23 May 2019
    22 Mar 2019
    United States of America
    JOL
    USA 10/2019
  • business
  • housing
Information received concerning structural changes that have happened in recent years whereby unprecedented amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets.
Alleged victims: -
    21 Mar 2019
    Iraq
    UA
    IRQ 1/2019
  • executions
In this connection, I would like to bring to the attention of your Excellency’s Government information I have received concerning legal proceedings against alleged ISIL senior members that may not have upheld international standards to the fullest extent. These include the lack of adequate legal representation for the defendants, the failure to uphold the right of victims to be heard, participate and play an active part in criminal proceeding, and the violation of the public right to know and right to truth.
Alleged victims: 4
15 Apr 2019
    21 Mar 2019
    Kenya
    JAL
    KEN 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the alarming high number of cases of sexual and gender-based violence during the electoneering period in 2017 in the Dandora informal settlement, Nairobi County, and in the Vihiga and Kisumu counties.
Alleged victims: 60
    20 Mar 2019
    Belarus
    JUA
    BLR 4/2019
  • religion or belief
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged imminent deportation of Iranian national Mr Mehrdad Mohammed Jamshidian from Belarus to Iran where he would be at risk of execution and torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.
Alleged victims: 1
15 May 2019
    20 Mar 2019
    Cameroon
    JAL
    CMR 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • racism
  • torture
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d’arrestation et de détention de plus de 150 personnes à la suite de manifestations pacifiques au Cameroun.
Alleged victims: 156
13 May 2019
20 May 2019
    20 Mar 2019
    Egypt
    JUA
    EGY 4/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • torture
  • violence against women
  • women in law and in practice
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary arrest and detention of transgender woman and LGBTIQ human rights defender, Ms. Malak Al-Kashif.
Alleged victims: 1
    20 Mar 2019
    United States of America
    JAL
    USA 6/2019
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the remarks made by the U.S. President’s National Security Adviser, Mr. John R. Bolton, against the International Criminal Court (ICC)
Alleged victims: -
22 Jul 2019
    19 Mar 2019
    Azerbaijan
    JAL
    AZE 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • migrants
  • terrorism
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged forcible return from Azerbaijan to Turkey, of Turkish asylum seekers Mr. Mustafa Ceyhan and Mr. Mehmet Gelen. We also refer to serious allegations indicating that Mr. Ceyhan was subjected to torture while in detention in Azerbaijan, prior to his deportation.
Alleged victims: 2
24 May 2019
    18 Mar 2019
    India
    JAL
    IND 8/2019
  • executions
  • health
  • torture
Information received concerning the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February 2019, which reportedly killed over 40 members of the Central Reserve Police Force.
Alleged victims: 76
23 Apr 2019
    15 Mar 2019
    Indonesia
    JAL
    IDN 4/2019
  • business
  • environment
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the arson attack against and attempted murder of environmental rights defender Mr. Murdani and members of his family by unknown assailants. He has also opposed illegal sand mining activities in the Menemeng, Bilebante and Pringgarata subdistricts, the Central Lombok regency, and West Nusa Tenggara province.
Alleged victims: 4
29 Mar 2019
    15 Mar 2019
    Israel
    JAL
    ISR 4/2019
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Information received concerning the killing by the Israeli security forces of fourteen persons.
Alleged victims: 14
    15 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    AL
    OTH 12/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning exposure of residents of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, to toxic chemicals resulting from the disposal of coal combustion residuals.
Alleged victims: -
    15 Mar 2019
    Peru
    JAL
    PER 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Información recibida en relación con la posible extradición de dos ciudadanos peruanos a Venezuela.
Alleged victims: 2
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
    15 Mar 2019
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    JAL
    GBR 1/2019
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • minority issues
Information received concerning the alleged planned re-development of the Seven Sisters Indoor Market, in the London Borough of Haringey
Alleged victims: 2
14 May 2019
    15 Mar 2019
    United States of America
    AL
    USA 8/2019
  • hazardous substances
Information received concerning exposure of residents of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, to toxic chemicals resulting from the disposal of coal combustion residuals.
Alleged victims: -
13 Sep 2019
    15 Mar 2019
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    JAL
    VEN 2/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
  • privacy
  • torture
Información recibida en relación a las restricciones al derecho a la libertad de expresión en Venezuela en el contexto de las manifestaciones actuales
Alleged victims: 893
    13 Mar 2019
    Guinea-Bissau
    JAL
    GNB 1/2019
  • slavery
  • violence against women
Informations reçues concernant la situation d'une travailleuse domestique de 13 ans en Guinée Bissau qui a été blessée et gravement brûlée par ses employeurs privés, un couple qui a initialement accueilli la fille en tant qu’enfant placé dans une famille d’accueil. Nous avons également reçu des informations concernant de graves abus physiques à l'encontre de travailleurs domestiques dans le pays, ainsi que des conditions de travail abusives.
Alleged victims: -
    13 Mar 2019
    Kenya
    JAL
    KEN 2/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
Information received concerning a persisting trend of extrajudicial executions and excessive use of force by Kenyan law enforcement personnel and other security agencies, in the context of the fight against criminality and terrorism.
Alleged victims: 4
    13 Mar 2019
    Mauritania
    AL
    MRT 2/2019
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Informations reçues concernant la vulnération de l'indépendance judiciaire en Mauritanie et des conditions essentielles des garanties liées à l'exercice de la profession d'avocat, telles comme les sanctions économiques déguisés, ce qui pourrait conduire à des graves violations des droits de l’homme
Alleged victims: 2
    12 Mar 2019
    Nicaragua
    JAL
    NIC 1/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • terrorism
  • women in law and in practice
Información recibida en relación con alegaciones de severos actos de represión a las actividades de las organizaciones de derechos humanos de la sociedad civil y limitación al derecho a la libertad de reunión pacífica a través de la cancelación de la personalidad jurídica de varias organizaciones no gubernamentales, allanamientos ilegales a sus oficinas y a las de ciertos medios de comunicación. Asimismo, se alega que algunos de los actos descritos en esta comunicación son represalias como consecuencia de la cooperación de miembros de organizaciones de la sociedad civil con las Naciones Unidas, sus representates y mecanimos en la esfera de los derechos humanos.
Alleged victims: 5
    11 Mar 2019
    Argentina
    JOL
    ARG 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
12 Mar 2019
    11 Mar 2019
    Burundi
    JOL
    BDI 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Nous vous écrivons au sujet du travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI), la 37ème session du Groupe de travail étant prévue à New-York du 1er au 5 avril 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Cameroon
    JOL
    CMR 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Nous vous écrivons au sujet du travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI), la 37ème session du Groupe de travail étant prévue à New-York du 1er au 5 avril 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Chile
    JOL
    CHL 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Colombia
    JOL
    COL 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Côte d'Ivoire
    JOL
    CIV 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Nous vous écrivons au sujet du travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI), la 37ème session du Groupe de travail étant prévue à New-York du 1er au 5 avril 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Ecuador
    JOL
    ECU 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    El Salvador
    JOL
    SLV 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    France
    JOL
    FRA 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Nous vous écrivons au sujet du travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI), la 37ème session du Groupe de travail étant prévue à New-York du 1er au 5 avril 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Honduras
    JOL
    HND 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Italy
    JOL
    ITA 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Nous vous écrivons au sujet du travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI), la 37ème session du Groupe de travail étant prévue à New-York du 1er au 5 avril 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Mauritania
    JOL
    MRT 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Nous vous écrivons au sujet du travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI), la 37ème session du Groupe de travail étant prévue à New-York du 1er au 5 avril 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Mexico
    JOL
    MEX 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Panama
    JOL
    PAN 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Romania
    JOL
    ROU 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Spain
    JOL
    ESP 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Switzerland
    JOL
    CHE 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Informations concernant le travail actuel du Groupe de travail III sur la réforme de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI),
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    United States of America
    JOL
    USA 5/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    11 Mar 2019
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    JOL
    VEN 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con la labor del Grupo de Trabajo III sobre la Reforma del Sistema de Solución de Controversias entre Inversionistas y Estados (SCIE), que celebrará su 37 º período de sesiones en Nueva York del 1 al 5 de abril de 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Austria
    JOL
    AUT 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Belarus
    JOL
    BLR 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Brazil
    JOL
    BRA 4/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Bulgaria
    JOL
    BGR 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Canada
    JOL
    CAN 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    China
    JOL
    CHN 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Czech Republic
    JOL
    CZE 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Denmark
    JOL
    DNK 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Germany
    JOL
    DEU 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Greece
    JOL
    GRC 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Hungary
    JOL
    HUN 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    India
    JOL
    IND 7/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Indonesia
    JOL
    IDN 5/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JOL
    IRN 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Israel
    JOL
    ISR 5/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Japan
    JOL
    JPN 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Kenya
    JOL
    KEN 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Kuwait
    JOL
    KWT 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    JUA
    LAO 1/2019
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance and extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions in late 2018 of three Thai political activists affiliated with the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD),
Alleged victims: 4
    08 Mar 2019
    Lebanon
    JOL
    LBN 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Lesotho
    JOL
    LSO 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Liberia
    JOL
    LBR 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Libya
    JOL
    LBY 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Malaysia
    JOL
    MYS 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Mauritius
    JOL
    MUS 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Namibia
    JOL
    NAM 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Nigeria
    JOL
    NGA 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Pakistan
    JOL
    PAK 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Philippines
    JOL
    PHL 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
30 Apr 2019
    08 Mar 2019
    Poland
    JOL
    POL 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform.
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Republic of Korea
    JOL
    KOR 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Russian Federation
    JOL
    RUS 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Sierra Leone
    JOL
    SLE 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Singapore
    JOL
    SGP 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Sri Lanka
    JOL
    LKA 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Thailand
    JOL
    THA 4/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Turkey
    JOL
    TUR 4/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Uganda
    JOL
    UGA 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    JOL
    GBR 2/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    08 Mar 2019
    Zambia
    JOL
    ZMB 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform
Alleged victims: -
    07 Mar 2019
    Armenia
    JOL
    ARM 1/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
    07 Mar 2019
    Australia
    JOL
    AUS 3/2019
  • business
  • development
  • environment
  • foreign debt
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • water and sanitation
Concerns in relation to the ongoing work of the Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Reform, which is scheduled to hold its 37th session in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019.
Alleged victims: -
05 Apr 2019
    07 Mar 2019
    Egypt
    JUA
    EGY 3/2019
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the continued detention and health deterioration of poet Galal el Behairy.
Alleged victims: 1
    07 Mar 2019
    United States of America
    OL
    USA 4/2019
  • migrants
Concerns regarding the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)
Alleged victims: -
    06 Mar 2019
    Thailand
    JUA
    THA 3/2019
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance and extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions in late 2018 of three Thai political activists affiliated with the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD),
Alleged victims: 4
14 Mar 2019
    05 Mar 2019
    Mexico
    OL
    MEX 2/2019
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibidia en relación con la nota técnica adjunta, que recapitula la importancia, el objetivo y la finalidad de los derechos de consulta y consentimiento libre, previo e informado de los pueblos indígenas.
Alleged victims: -
    05 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    OL
    OTH 11/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the European Union draft directive on the protections of whistleblowers and persons reporting on breaches of Union law (“the proposed Directive” dated 25 January 2019, 2018/0106 (COD)) and its potential implications for the right to freedom of expression in European Union (“EU”) member states.
Alleged victims: -
    05 Mar 2019
    Poland
    JAL
    POL 1/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning a civil lawsuit filed against Adam Bodnar, the Commissioner for Human Rights of Poland.
Alleged victims: 1
17 Apr 2019
    04 Mar 2019
    Turkey
    JAL
    TUR 3/2019
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning allegations concerning the sentencing of 47 members of Academics for Peace between 11 December 2018 and 24 January 2019, including Ms. Sebnem Korur Fincanci and Mr. Gençay Gürsoy, as the result of their signing a peace petition.
Alleged victims: 47
14 May 2019
    01 Mar 2019
    Belgium
    JAL
    BEL 1/2019
  • business
  • hazardous substances
  • health
Information received concerning the human rights implications of exposure to asbestos from an asbestos fibre cement factory and dumping of asbestos waste in the village of Kymore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Alleged victims: -
12 Apr 2019
05 Jun 2019
    01 Mar 2019
    India
    JAL
    IND 4/2019
  • business
  • hazardous substances
  • health
Information received concerning the human rights implications of exposure to asbestos from an asbestos fibre cement factory and dumping of asbestos waste in the village of Kymore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Alleged victims: -
    01 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 5/2019
  • business
  • hazardous substances
  • health
Information received concerning the human rights implications of exposure to asbestos from an asbestos fibre cement factory and dumping of asbestos waste in the village of Kymore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Alleged victims: -
    01 Mar 2019
    Other actors
    JAL
    OTH 6/2019
  • business
  • hazardous substances
  • health
Information received concerning the human rights implications of exposure to asbestos from an asbestos fibre cement factory and dumping of asbestos waste in the village of Kymore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Alleged victims: -