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ref. no. of
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    22 Mar 2024
    China
    JOL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • education
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Comments on the Safeguarding National Security Ordinance, under article 23 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China, introduced by the gazette on 8 March 2024 and adopted by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Legislative Council on 19 March 2024.
Alleged victims: -
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    14 Feb 2024
    Cyprus
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • international solidarity
  • migrants
Information received concerning the bombing of the office of the human rights organization KISA and previous intimidation and attacks against the organization and its staff.
Alleged victims: 2
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    12 Feb 2024
    Spain
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
  • women and girls
Información recibida en relación con los incidentes de seguridad, incluso seguimientos, hackeos y un ataque físico, en contra de la defensora de los derechos humanos Helena Maleno Garzón en España, y su prohibición de entrar al Estado marroquí.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Feb 2024
    Morocco
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
  • women and girls
Informations reçues concernant le harcèlement, l'expulsion et l’interdiction d'entrée au Maroc de la défenseuse des droits humains Helena Maleno Garzón.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Apr 2024
    08 Feb 2024
    Ansar Allah movement
    JUA
  • executions
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning the arbitrary deprivation of liberty, acts tantamount to enforced disappearance, serious breaches of due process guarantees and of the right to defence, ill treatment in captivity, sentencing to death and risk of imminent execution of Yemeni human rights activist Ms. Fatima Saleh Al-Arwali by the Ansar Allah movement or Houthi movement, the de facto authority in Sana'a and large parts of northern Yemen.
Alleged victims: 1
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    05 Feb 2024
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de tentatives d’assassinat et de menaces de mort contre les défenseuses des droits de l’homme, Mmes Zawadi Maulizo et Shakurani Ethiene, de l’organisation Lutte pour le changement (LUCHA).
Alleged victims: 2
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    05 Feb 2024
    Argentina
    JOL
  • toxics and human rights
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con el proyecto de ley enviado recientemente por el Presidente Javier Milei al Congreso Nacional titulado “Bases y Puntos de Partida para la Libertad de los Argentinos” y también conocida como la “Ley Ómnibus.” y que se encuentra actualmente siendo discutido por la cámara de diputados de dicho Congreso. La preocupación por este proyecto de ley y sus posibles restricciones a los derechos civiles y políticos en Argentina ya ha sido comunicada al gobierno de Su Excelencia por varios titulares de mandatos de los Procedimientos Especiales en la carta OL ARG 3/2024. Esta carta se enfoca en la sección ambiental del proyecto de ley, así como en sus implicancias para el importante trabajo de defensores ambientales.
Alleged victims: -
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27 Feb 2024
    02 Feb 2024
    Burkina Faso
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • terrorism
Informations reçues concernant l’enlèvement et la disparition forcée du défenseurs des droits humains Docteur Daouda Diallo.
Alleged victims: 1
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    02 Feb 2024
    Brazil
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the criminalisation of Brazilian journalist and woman human rights defender Ms. Schirlei Alves.
Alleged victims: 1
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29 Mar 2024
29 Mar 2024 (Annex)
    31 Jan 2024
    Uganda
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning the ongoing forced evictions of Mosoposyek of Benet Indigenous Peoples from their ancestral lands at Mt. Elgon National Park, destruction of their houses, private properties and subsistence crops, extortion and impoundment of their livestock as well as on-going excessive use of force, arbitrary arrests, killing, sexual and gender based violence, death threats and harassment of Mosoposyek of Benet Indigenous Peoples by agents of the Uganda Wildlife Authority and soldiers of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces.
Alleged victims: 1
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    29 Jan 2024
    Tunisia
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Informations reçues concernant un projet d’amendement du décret-loi no 2011-88 en préparation à travers un projet de loi proposé par une commission ministérielle.
Alleged victims: -
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    29 Jan 2024
    Switzerland
    JAL
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Informations reçues concernant la situation de 10 défenseurs de l’environnement qui ont été poursuivis pour avoir exercé leur droit à la liberté de rassemblement pacifique sans autorisation préalable à Zurich, le 20 juin 2020 et dans la semaine du 4 au 8 octobre 2021.
Alleged victims: 11
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28 Mar 2024
    24 Jan 2024
    France
    JAL
  • water and sanitation
  • education
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • toxics and human rights
Informations additionnelles que nous avons reçues concernant la vétusté du réseau d‘approvisionnement en eau potable, de la pollution des ressources d’eau ainsi que sur des représailles potentielles à l'encontre de défenseurs des humains en Guadeloupe.
Alleged victims: 100000
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25 Mar 2024
    24 Jan 2024
    Colombia
    JAL
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación con el homicidio del Sr. Abelardo Liz por miembros del ejército de Colombia, en el contexto de un uso de la fuerza excesivo por parte de las fuerzas armadas para reprimir una manifestación.
Alleged victims: 1
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    23 Jan 2024
    Argentina
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación con las restricciones impuestas a la libertad de reunión pacífica y a la libertad de asociación, que resultarían de la aplicación de la Resolución del Ministerio de Seguridad de la Nación 943/2023 (RESOL-2023-943-APN-MSG), en conjunto con la Resolución 949/2023 (RESOL-2023-949-APN-MSG) del mismo Ministerio, y los riesgos que podría conllevar al ejercicio de estos derechos la aprobación del proyecto de ley denominado Ley de Bases y Puntos de Partida para la Libertad de los Argentinos (INLEG-2023-153324710-APN-PTE). En este sentido, deseamos formular a su Excelencia, las siguientes observaciones.
Alleged victims: -
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23 Feb 2024
23 Feb 2024 (Annex)
23 Feb 2024 (Annex)
    22 Jan 2024
    Egypt
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Updated information received concerning the enforced disappearance and the use of repeated charges against human rights defenders Ms. Hoda Abdel-Moneim and Mr. Moaaz Al-Sharqawy, in a practice commonly known as “rotation.” We would also like to bring to the attention of your Excellency’s Government updated information we have received concerning the lack of medical treatment for Ms. Abdel-Moneim’s increasingly poor health; the absence of due process in the arrest without a warrant of Mr. Al-Sharqawy in May 2023; his alleged ill-treatment and second enforced disappearance in five years, his first having occurred in 2018; and the ratification of a ten-year sentence against him by the Emergency Court following a trial lacking in due process guarantees.
Alleged victims: 2
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    17 Jan 2024
    Peru
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • executions
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con el asesinato del defensor indígena Quinto Inuma Alvarado.
Alleged victims: 1
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18 Mar 2024
    16 Jan 2024
    Bangladesh
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning widespread repression against civil society, human rights defenders, journalists, and political activists prior to and during the elections on 7 January 2024.
Alleged victims: -
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25 Mar 2024
    15 Jan 2024
    Togo
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
Informations reçues concernant l’aggravation de l’état de santé du défenseur des droits de l’homme, M. Abdoul Aziz Goma durant sa détention arbitraire.
Alleged victims: 1
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    11 Jan 2024
    Turkmenistan
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning independent journalist and woman human rights defender Ms. Gurban Soltan Achilova, who was prevented by customs authorities at Ashgabat airport from traveling to Geneva, Switzerland, where she was due to participate in an event in the context of the Geneva Human Rights week and to engage with representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Alleged victims: 1
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06 Feb 2024
26 Feb 2024
    10 Jan 2024
    United Arab Emirates
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Allegations received on the new charges brought against 84 of the 133 individuals indicted in 2011 for calling for democratic reforms. Most of these individuals were completing or have recently completed their sentences for terrorism-related charges.
Alleged victims: 18
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07 Mar 2024 (Ack.)
08 Apr 2024
    08 Jan 2024
    Thailand
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • women and girls
Information received concerning Ms. Anna Annanon, a young woman human rights defender, who has been subject to surveillance and harassment in Thailand, because of her activism.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Jan 2024 (Ack.)
    08 Jan 2024
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Russian Federation
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary arrest and indictment of five human rights defenders associated with the non-profit organization Vesna, ostensibly in relation to their human rights activities in the context of the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine.
Alleged victims: 6
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    04 Jan 2024
    Israel
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Information received concerning the targeting of journalists and media workers, in particular Palestinian journalists and media outlets, covering the events in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) and at the Israeli / Lebanese border in the aftermath of the 7 October attacks. This includes killings of journalists and media workers and destruction of media facilities through targeted or indiscriminate bombing, targeting of media outlets and the harassment and detention of Palestinian journalists and media workers.
Alleged victims: 41
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    02 Jan 2024
    Argentina
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida en relación con el hostigamiento judicial y la campaña de difamación en contra de la abogada y defensora de los derechos humanos, la Dra. Nadia Schujman, por el ejercicio de su actividad como funcionaria encargada de investigar a policías en la provincia de Santa Fe, así como el hostigamiento judicial y allanamiento de la casa del abogado y del defensor de los derechos humanos, el Sr. Diego Rodríguez.
Alleged victims: 2
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01 Mar 2024
01 Mar 2024 (Annex)
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    28 Dec 2023
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged denial of entry to and deportation from Türkiye of woman human rights defender Ms. Tadzhigul Begmedova, and the issuance of a five-year entry ban against her.
Alleged victims: 1
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    27 Dec 2023
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the violent interference by the police with the peaceful weekly vigils organised by Saturday Mothers/People in Galatasaray Square, Istanbul, and the judicial harassment of human rights defenders taking part in these vigils.
Alleged victims: 4
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    27 Dec 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
Information received concerning the enforced disappearance of Ukrainian woman human rights defender and journalist Victoria Roshchyna.
Alleged victims: 1
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    26 Dec 2023
    Switzerland
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • terrorism
Informations reçues concernant la suspension du financement de onze organisations non-gouvernementales, six israéliennes et cinq palestiniennes en novembre 2023, y compris l’organisation Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Hamleh (ou 7amleh) – The Arab Center for Social Media Advancement, et l’organisation MIFTAH - The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy, PCHR – the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, et l’interruption définitive du financement de trois organisations non-gouvernementales, dont PCHR – the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.
Alleged victims: 4
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26 Feb 2024
    22 Dec 2023
    Rwanda
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the detention and acts of torture and ill-treatment in detention of Mr. Aimable Karasira, after he spoke about losing family members both to Hutu extremists and to the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) in 1994 on his YouTube channel, “Ukuri Mbona” (The Truth as I See It).
Alleged victims: 1
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    22 Dec 2023
    Malaysia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information received regarding the alleged attempted killing of Ms. Siti Kasim, a lawyer and human rights defender.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Jan 2024
    22 Dec 2023
    Belarus
    JUA
  • Belarus
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • health
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged incommunicado detention of Mr. Mikalai Statkevich and Ms. Maria Kalesnikova and partial restriction on communication with the family imposed on a victim.
Alleged victims: 3
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    21 Dec 2023
    Mexico
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida sobre la presunta opacidad y falta de transparencia y metodología de la nueva campaña de revisión del Registro Nacional de Personas Desaparecidas y No Localizadas en México, así como preocupaciones respecto a la integridad de los datos contenidos en el mismo y la revictimización de familiares de personas desaparecidas en el proceso de revisión.
Alleged victims: -
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19 Feb 2024
    20 Dec 2023
    Peru
    JOL
  • migrants
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con los Decretos Legislativos nº1582, nº1573 y nº1574, que modifican, respectivamente, el Decreto Legislativo de Migraciones, el Código Penal aprobado por Decreto Legislativo nº635, y el Nuevo Código Procesal Penal aprobado por Decreto Legislativo nº957, y sobre el impacto de dichas modificaciones en los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes.
Alleged victims: -
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    20 Dec 2023
    Niger
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informations reçues concernant les allégations de harcèlement judiciaire de Samira Sabou.
Alleged victims: 1
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    20 Dec 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida en relación a amenazas de muerte y actos de intimidación cometidos en contra del Sr. German Romero Sánchez.
Alleged victims: 1
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07 Mar 2024
    15 Dec 2023
    Belarus
    JAL
  • Belarus
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Russian Federation
  • terrorism
  • torture
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the designation of the Human Rights Center Viasna and its Homyel regional office, Homyelskaya Viasna, as extremist formations and the banning of access to their web resources in Belarus. We would also like to bring to your attention allegations we have received about arbitrary detention, judicial harassment and ill-treatment suffered by the Russian journalist Ms. Yekaterina Yanshina from Memorial Human Rights Defence Centre, reportedly in retaliation for her attempt to report on the trial of Viasna’s Chair and two of its members in January 2023.
Alleged victims: 2
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    14 Dec 2023
    Peru
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con la orden de detención preliminar contra el Sr. Ángel Pedro Valerio en relación con la desaparición de cuatro personas.
Alleged victims: 2
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14 Feb 2024
    14 Dec 2023
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Información recibida en relación con presuntas amenazas contra personas defensoras de los derechos humanos de las personas trans.
Alleged victims: 4
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10 Feb 2024
    11 Dec 2023
    Ecuador
    JUA
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación con amenazas de muerte y actos de hostigamiento cuyos Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo y su familia son víctimas en el marco de un conflicto con la empresa Energy & Palma, del Grupo La Fabril, en la provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Feb 2024
    08 Dec 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • women and girls
Information received concerning new charges against woman human rights defender Ms. Leila Hossein Zadeh.
Alleged victims: 1
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30 Jan 2024
    08 Dec 2023
    Hungary
    JOL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the draft Bill on the Defence of National Sovereignty in Hungary (registration nr. T/6222) (hereafter: the Bill), which is currently under consideration in the Hungarian Parliament.
Alleged victims: -
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12 Dec 2023
    06 Dec 2023
    Philippines
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the killing of labour rights defender Mr. Jude Thaddeus Fernandez.
Alleged victims: 1
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06 Feb 2024
    06 Dec 2023
    Pakistan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged threats against Mr. Lateef Johar Baloch and his family, which appear to be in relation to his human rights work.
Alleged victims: 1
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    06 Dec 2023
    Belarus
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • Belarus
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • terrorism
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the Supreme Court of Belarus decision to sentence woman human rights defender Nasta Loika to seven years imprisonment.
Alleged victims: 1
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    05 Dec 2023
    Türkiye
    UA
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning new charges against human rights defender Mahyar Ahmadi and the risk of deportation he is facing.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Feb 2024
    05 Dec 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • religion or belief
  • women and girls
Information received concerning Mrs. Nasrin Sotoudeh and Mrs. Manzar Zarabi, human rights lawyer and defender, who got arrested at Armita Garavand’s funeral at Behesht Zahra Cemetery in Tehran on 29 October 2023.
Alleged victims: 3
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16 Jan 2024
    04 Dec 2023
    Russian Federation
    JOL
  • Russian Federation
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • terrorism
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the recognition of the LGBTQI+ movement as “extremist” and the prohibition of its activities within the territory of the Russian Federation.
Alleged victims: -
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    04 Dec 2023
    Ecuador
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
Información recibida en relación con las presuntas amenazas de muerte contra el defensor de derechos humanos, el Sr. Javier Medardo Feijoo Villa.
Alleged victims: 1
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02 Feb 2024
    01 Dec 2023
    Saudi Arabia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • women and girls
Information concerning the criminalisation of sisters and women human rights defenders Manahel and Fouz al-Otaibi, namely the arrest and ongoing pre-trial detention of Manahel al-Otaibi, in relation to the exercise of their right to freedom of opinion and expression.
Alleged victims: 2
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25 Jan 2024
    24 Nov 2023
    Eswatini
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Information received concerning the refusal to register Eswatini Sexual and Gender Minorities (ESGM), an association aiming to advance the protection of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons in the Kingdom of Eswatini.
Alleged victims: 1
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    22 Nov 2023
    Senegal
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d’arrestation et de détention du défenseur des droits de l’homme, M. Aliou Sané, pour avoir exercé son droit à la liberté d’expression, de réunion pacifique et d’association.
Alleged victims: 1
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22 Nov 2023 (Ack.)
    22 Nov 2023
    Israel
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • disappearances
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • terrorism
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the ongoing widespread arbitrary detention of Palestinians, including activists, lawyers, artists, students and children in the cities and villages of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Alleged victims: 69
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    22 Nov 2023
    Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel SA (CGN)
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Información recibida sobre las denuncias de acoso judicial y criminalización del periodista independiente y defensor de los derechos humanos Sr. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, en relación con su labor periodística informando sobre las actividades de la filial de Solway Holding LTD, Solway Investment Group, y sus filiales guatemaltecas, Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel SA (CGN) y Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), en la mina de níquel Fénix en El Estor, Izabal, y los impactos profundamente preocupantes sobre la salud y el medio ambiente de la comunidad indígena local Maya Q'eqchi.
Alleged victims: 3
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06 Jan 2024
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18 Mar 2024 (Annex)
    22 Nov 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Información recibida en relación con el presunto ataque armado contra dos acompañantes internacionales de la organización International Action for Peace (IAP), la Sra. Berta Altozano y el Sr. Guillem Barril, y el defensor de derechos humanos e integrante de la Corporación Regional para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos (CREDHOS), el Sr. José Guillermo Larios, en el distrito de Barrancabermeja.
Alleged victims: 5
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22 Jan 2024
    17 Nov 2023
    United Arab Emirates
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • health
Information received concerning the deteriorating health condition of Syrian human rights defender, Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Nahhas, held in prison since January 2021, and his attempt at suicide.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Nov 2023
    Lebanon
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning reported failures of the Government to adequately protect protesters from physical attacks by violent counter-protesters and the alleged incidents of harassment of protesters and journalists by State officials, including by police officers, during the peaceful protest “Freedom March”, which took place in Beirut on 30 September 2023.
Alleged victims: 7
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26 Jan 2024
05 Mar 2024
    13 Nov 2023
    Israel
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the killing of journalist Mr. Issam Abdallah, and the injury of journalists and media staff Ms. Carman Joukhadar, Mr. Elie Barkhia, Ms. Christina Assi, and Mr. Dylan Collins, while reporting on clashes near the village of Al-Shaab in southern Lebanon.
Alleged victims: 5
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    13 Nov 2023
    Honduras
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • African Descent
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con el presunto ataque y los actos de intimidación contra la defensora de derechos humanos, la Sra. Miriam Miranda.
Alleged victims: 1
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15 Jan 2024
    10 Nov 2023
    Gambia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • privacy
Information received concerning the surveillance, alleged arbitrary arrest of and charges against the human rights defender Mr. Madi Jobarteh.
Alleged victims: 1
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    07 Nov 2023
    Solway Investment Group
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de harcèlement judiciaire et de criminalisation du journaliste indépendant et défenseur des droits humains M. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, pour son travail journalistique sur les activités des filiales guatémaltèques de Solway Investment Group, et ses filiales guatémaltèques, Compañía Guatemalateca de Níquel SA (CGN) et Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), dans la mine de nickel Fénix à El Estor, Izabal, et sur les impacts sanitaires et environnementaux très préoccupants de celles-ci sur la communauté autochtone locale Maya Q'eqchi.
Alleged victims: 3
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06 Jan 2024
19 Jan 2024
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18 Mar 2024
    07 Nov 2023
    Solway Holding LTD
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning allegations of judicial harassment and criminalisation of independent journalist and human rights defender Mr. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, in relation to his journalistic work reporting on the activities of Solway Holding LTD’s subsidiary, Solway Investment Group, and its Guatemalan subsidiaries, Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel SA (CGN) and Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), in the Fénix nickel mine in El Estor, Izabal, and the deeply concerning health and environmental impacts on the local Maya Q'eqchi Indigenous community.
Alleged victims: 3
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06 Jan 2024
19 Jan 2024
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18 Mar 2024
    07 Nov 2023
    Kenya
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • climate change
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the stigmatization and threatening of human rights defender Phyllis Omido and the obstruction of a human rights training in Matsangoni, Kilifi County.
Alleged victims: 2
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    07 Nov 2023
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informations reçues concernant l’assassinat du défenseur des droits humains Monsieur Obedi Karafuru.
Alleged victims: 1
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    07 Nov 2023
    Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO)
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Información recibida sobre las denuncias de acoso judicial y criminalización del periodista independiente y defensor de los derechos humanos Sr. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, en relación con su labor periodística informando sobre las actividades de la filial de Solway Holding, Ltd., Solway Investment Group, y sus filiales guatemaltecas, Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel SA (CGN) y Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), en la mina de níquel Fénix en El Estor, Izabal, y los impactos profundamente preocupantes sobre la salud y el medio ambiente de la comunidad indígena local Maya Q'eqchi.
Alleged victims: 3
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19 Jan 2024
18 Mar 2024 (Annex)
18 Mar 2024
    06 Nov 2023
    Switzerland
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de harcèlement judiciaire et de criminalisation du journaliste indépendant et défenseur des droits humains M. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, pour son travail journalistique sur les activités de la filiale de Solway Holding LTD, Solway Investment Group, et de ses filiales guatémaltèques de Solway Investment Group, et ses filiales guatémaltèques, Compañía Guatemalateca de Níquel SA (CGN) et Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), dans la mine de nickel Fénix à El Estor, Izabal, et sur les impacts sanitaires et environnementaux très préoccupants de celles-ci sur la communauté autochtone locale Maya Q'eqchi.
Alleged victims: 3
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19 Dec 2023
    06 Nov 2023
    Malta
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning allegations of judicial harassment and criminalisation of independent journalist and human rights defender Mr. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, in relation to his journalistic work reporting on the activities of Solway Holding LTD’s subsidiary, Solway Investment Group, and its Guatemalan subsidiaries, Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel SA (CGN) and Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), in the Fénix nickel mine in El Estor, Izabal, and the deeply concerning health and environmental impacts on the local Maya Q'eqchi Indigenous community.
Alleged victims: 3
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14 Dec 2023
    06 Nov 2023
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Información recibida sobre las denuncias de acoso judicial y criminalización del periodista independiente y defensor de los derechos humanos Sr. Carlos Ernesto Choc Chub, en relación con su labor periodística informando sobre las actividades de la filial de Solway Holding LTD, Solway Investment Group, y sus filiales guatemaltecas, Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel SA (CGN) y Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal SA (PRONICO), en la mina de níquel Fénix en El Estor, Izabal, y los impactos profundamente preocupantes sobre la salud y el medio ambiente de la comunidad indígena local Maya Q'eqchi.
Alleged victims: 3
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04 Jan 2024
    02 Nov 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the conviction of Ms. Nasim Soltanbeygi, a women's human rights defender and journalist, whose prior detentions have allegedly involved severe mistreatment, leading to her current critical health condition.
Alleged victims: 1
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23 Nov 2023
    02 Nov 2023
    China
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the trial of human rights defenders Ms. Huang Xuequin and Mr. Wang Jianbing on the charges of “inciting subversion of state power” at the Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court.
Alleged victims: 2
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    31 Oct 2023
    Wise
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • religion or belief
Informations reçues concernant des mesures en matière de de-risking (réductions des risques) prises par le prestataire de services monétaires Wise à l'encontre de l'organisation Action Droits des Musulmans (ADM), organisation française basée à Paris, qui entraînerait des conséquences importantes pour les droits humains d'ADM, ses dirigeants, membres et bénéficiaires. Ces mesures de de-risking, soi-disant conformes aux directives étatiques, entraîneraient des conséquences importantes en matière de droits humains pour l’ADM, sa direction, ses membres et bénéficiaires, et résulteraient de l'incapacité de l’entreprise à évaluer pleinement les risques en matière de droits humains conformément aux Principes directeurs relatifs aux entreprises et aux droits de l'homme. Nous soulignons que les mesures de de-risking ainsi que les allégations plus larges de discrimination, d'intimidation et de stigmatisation constitueraient de graves violations des droits fondamentaux à la liberté de religion ou de croyance, de réunion pacifique et d'association, d'expression et d'opinion, des droits à une procédure régulière, et des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels fondamentaux, y compris les droits au travail et à la propriété.
Alleged victims: 2
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20 Dec 2023
    31 Oct 2023
    India
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the 2006 Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) and its amendments, the 2002 Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and its amendments, and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and its amendments, as well as the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Enforcement Directorate (ED). These acts and agencies outline and enforce India’s Anti-Money Laundering/Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation.
Alleged victims: -
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    31 Oct 2023
    France
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • religion or belief
Informations reçues concernant des mesures de de-risking (réductions des risques) prises par le prestataire de services monétaires Wise à l'encontre de l'organisation Action Droits des Musulmans (ADM), organisation française basée à Paris, qui entraînerait des conséquences importantes pour les droits humains de l'ADM, ses dirigeants, membres et bénéficiaires. Ces mesures découleraient de la désignation d'ADM par le Gouvernement de votre Excellence comme organisation ayant une « activité illégale en lien avec des faits de nature criminelle de blanchiment d'argent et/ou de nature terroriste », qui semblent être liées à la participation de l’organisation, en novembre 2022, à l'évaluation de la France par le Comité des Nations Unies pour l'élimination de la discrimination raciale (CERD, selon ses sigles en anglais). Nous soulignons que les mesures de de-risking ainsi que les allégations plus larges de discrimination, d'intimidation et de stigmatisation constitueraient de graves violations des droits fondamentaux à la liberté de religion ou de croyance, de réunion pacifique et d'association, d'expression et d'opinion, des droits à une procédure régulière, et des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels fondamentaux, y compris les droits au travail et à la propriété.
Alleged victims: 2
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29 Dec 2023
    30 Oct 2023
    Philippines
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary detention of environmental rights defender Ms. Rowena Dasig and another woman human rights defender, ostensibly in connection with their work assessing the social and health impacts of a planned gas-turbine project and natural gas terminal plant in Antimonan, Quezon Province.
Alleged victims: 2
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01 Feb 2024
    27 Oct 2023
    Kyrgyzstan
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the judicial harassment, threat of closure and imposed website blocking against independent news site Kloop Media. It is reported that these developments take place in the context of legislative developments that may adversely affect freedom of association and freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: 1
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    27 Oct 2023
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Comments on the draft Republika Srpska law on the Special Registry and Publicity of the Work on Non-Profit Organisations (“the Draft Law”). The international community recognizes the need to ensure that the NPO sector operates openly and positively and that a risk-based approach is taken to ensure that the elements of the NPO sector are not misused as well as the need for the sector to be transparent. However, in its current draft form, we are concerned that the proposed law would place restrictions that are inconsistent with international human rights standards, especially the right to freedom of association, freedom to participate in public affairs, freedom of expression, and the full access to economic and social rights for persons working in the NPO sector. We are also concerned that should this legislation be passed, NPOs may struggle to continue to function freely and effectively as a result.
Alleged victims: -
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    26 Oct 2023
    Vandemoortele NV
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    26 Oct 2023
    United States of America
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC., a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    26 Oct 2023
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    26 Oct 2023
    Spain
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con violaciones de derechos humanos de la Comunidad Nativa de Santa Clara de Uchunya, región de Ucayali del Perú, personas defensoras de derechos humanos y personas trabajadoras en el contexto de actividades de una empresa Perúana de aceite de palma - Ocho Sur P SAC, sin que el Estado Perúano haya tomado las medidas de protección adecuadas. La empresa matriz de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC es Perúvian Palm Holdings, basada en Bermudas y los principios inversores de dicha empresa son Anholt/Kattegat Group y AMERRA Capital Management LLC, las dos domiciliadas en Estados Unidos. Los productos de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC son comprados, entre otros, por una empresa basada en los Países Bajos, Loders Croklaan-, dos empresas basadas en España - Lasenor Emul y Lípidos Santiga S.A-, una empresa domiciliada en Bélgica - Vandemoortele NV - y dos empresas domiciliadas en Japón – Nisshin Oilio y Mejiji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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04 Jan 2024
    26 Oct 2023
    Peruvian Palm Holdings
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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03 Apr 2024
    26 Oct 2023
    Peru
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con violaciones de derechos humanos de la Comunidad Nativa de Santa Clara de Uchunya, región de Ucayali del Perú, personas defensoras de derechos humanos y personas trabajadoras en el contexto de actividades de una empresa Perúana de aceite de palma - Ocho Sur P SAC, sin que el Estado Perúano haya tomado las medidas de protección adecuadas. La empresa matriz de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC es Perúvian Palm Holdings, basada en Bermudas y los principios inversores de dicha empresa son Anholt/Kattegat Group y AMERRA Capital Management LLC, las dos domiciliadas en Estados Unidos. Los productos de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC son comprados, entre otros, por una empresa basada en los Países Bajos, Loders Croklaan-, dos empresas basadas en España - Lasenor Emul y Lípidos Santiga S.A-, una empresa domiciliada en Bélgica - Vandemoortele NV - y dos empresas domiciliadas en Japón – Nisshin Oilio y Mejiji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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26 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Ocho Sur P. SAC
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con violaciones de derechos humanos de la Comunidad Nativa de Santa Clara de Uchunya, región de Ucayali del Perú, personas defensoras de derechos humanos y personas trabajadoras en el contexto de actividades de Ocho Sur P. SAC, una empresa Perúana de aceite de palma, sin que el Estado peruano haya tomado las medidas de protección adecuadas. La empresa matriz de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC es Perúvian Palm Holdings, basada en Bermudas y los principios inversores de dicha empresa son Anholt/Kattegat Group y AMERRA Capital Management LLC, las dos domiciliadas en Estados Unidos de América. Los productos de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC son comprados, entre otros, por una empresa basada en los Países Bajos, Loders Croklaan-, dos empresas basadas en España - Lasenor Emul y Lípidos Santiga S.A-, una empresa domiciliada en Bélgica - Vandemoortele NV - y dos empresas domiciliadas en Japón – Nisshin Oilio y Mejiji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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03 Apr 2024
    26 Oct 2023
    Nisshin Oilio
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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08 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Netherlands
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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22 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Meiji Holdings Co Ltd.
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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22 Dec 2023
22 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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22 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Lípidos Santiga S.A
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con violaciones de derechos humanos de la Comunidad Nativa de Santa Clara de Uchunya, región de Ucayali del Perú, personas defensoras de derechos humanos y personas trabajadoras en el contexto de actividades de Ocho Sur P. SAC, una empresa Perúana de aceite de palma, sin que el Estado peruano haya tomado las medidas de protección adecuadas. La empresa matriz de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC es Perúvian Palm Holdings, basada en Bermudas y los principios inversores de dicha empresa son Anholt/Kattegat Group y AMERRA Capital Management LLC, las dos domiciliadas en Estados Unidos de América. Los productos de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC son comprados, entre otros, por una empresa basada en los Países Bajos, Loders Croklaan-, dos empresas basadas en España - Lasenor Emul y Lípidos Santiga S.A-, una empresa domiciliada en Bélgica - Vandemoortele NV - y dos empresas domiciliadas en Japón – Nisshin Oilio y Mejiji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    26 Oct 2023
    Lasenor Emul
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con violaciones de derechos humanos de la Comunidad Nativa de Santa Clara de Uchunya, región de Ucayali del Perú, personas defensoras de derechos humanos y personas trabajadoras en el contexto de actividades de Ocho Sur P. SAC, una empresa Perúana de aceite de palma, sin que el Estado peruano haya tomado las medidas de protección adecuadas. La empresa matriz de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC es Perúvian Palm Holdings, basada en Bermudas y los principios inversores de dicha empresa son Anholt/Kattegat Group y AMERRA Capital Management LLC, las dos domiciliadas en Estados Unidos de América. Los productos de la empresa Ocho Sur P SAC son comprados, entre otros, por una empresa basada en los Países Bajos, Loders Croklaan-, dos empresas basadas en España - Lasenor Emul y Lípidos Santiga S.A-, una empresa domiciliada en Bélgica - Vandemoortele NV - y dos empresas domiciliadas en Japón – Nisshin Oilio y Mejiji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    26 Oct 2023
    Japan
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meiji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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22 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Belgium
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Informations reçues concernant des violations des droits de l'homme à l'encontre de membres de la communauté autochtone de Santa Clara de Uchunya, dans la région d'Ucayali au Pérou, de personnes défenseures des droits humains et de personnes travailleuses dans le cadre des activités d'une entreprise péruvienne d'huile de palme - Ocho Sur P. SAC. La société mère de l'entreprise Ocho Sur P SAC est Pérouvian Palm Holdings, basée aux Bermudes, et ses principes d'investissement sont Anholt Services et AMERRA Capital Management LLC, tous deux domiciliés aux États-Unis. Les produits d'Ocho Sur P SAC sont achetés, entre autres, par une société basée aux Pays-Bas - Bunge Loders Croklaan -, deux sociétés basées en Espagne - Lasenor Emul et Lípidos Santiga S.A. -, une société basée en Belgique - Vandemoortele NV - et deux sociétés basées au Japon - Nisshin Oilio et Mejiji Group.
Alleged victims: 454
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22 Dec 2023
    26 Oct 2023
    Anholt Services
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    26 Oct 2023
    AMERRA Capital Management, LLC
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • water and sanitation
Information received regarding the violation of the human rights of the members of Native Community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Ucayali region of Peru, of human rights defenders and of workers in the context of the activities of Ocho Sur P. SAC, a Peruvian palm oil company without the Peruvian State having taken adequate protection measures. The parent company of Ocho Sur P. SAC is Peruvian Palm Holdings, based in Bermuda, and the principal investors of the company are Anholt Services and AMERRA Capital Management LLC, both domiciled in the United States of America. The products of the company Ocho Sur P. SAC are purchased, among others, by a company domiciled in the Netherlands, Louis Bunge Loders Croklaan, two companies domiciled in Spain, Lasenor Emul and Lípidos Santiga S.A, a company domiciled in Belgium, Vandemoortele NV and two companies domiciled in Japan - Nisshin Oilio and Meji Group-.
Alleged victims: 454
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    25 Oct 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Russian Federation
Information received concerning the recent sentencing and continued judicial harassment of human rights defender Mr. Bakhrom Khamroev in retaliation against his work in defence of human rights.
Alleged victims: 1
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    25 Oct 2023
    Mr. Amir Khan Muttaqi
    JAL
  • Afghanistan
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the arbitrary arrest and detention of Ms. Neda Parwan (official name Bebe Naira Siddiqi) and her husband Mr. Ghawseddin Arash Parwan, as well as Ms. Zholia Parsi (official name Nilofar Soyar) and her son, in two separate incidents on 22 and 27 September 2023 in Kabul by members of the de facto authorities. Ms. Parwan’s four-year-old son, also initially detained, was returned to her father.
Alleged victims: 6
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    25 Oct 2023
    Ecuador
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Información recibida sobre alegaciones de una serie de amenazas recurrentes contra los periodistas Andersson Alejandro Boscán Pico, Mónica Gisella Velásquez Villacís y Luis Eduardo Vivanco Arias como resultado de su periodismo de investigación, y el clima más amplio de hostilidad, peligro físico y violencia contra los periodistas en Ecuador.
Alleged victims: 3
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26 Dec 2023
    24 Oct 2023
    Uganda
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the arrest and alleged arbitrary detention of environmental rights defender Mr. Desire Nkurunziza.
Alleged victims: 1
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    24 Oct 2023
    Uganda
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • climate change
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the violent arrest and alleged arbitrary detention of human rights defenders advocating for a just transition from the use of fossil fuels.
Alleged victims: 4
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    24 Oct 2023
    Hoima Sugar Ltd
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the arrest and alleged arbitrary detention of environmental rights defender Mr. Desire Nkurunziza in connection with his opposition to the deforestation of the Bugoma Central Forest Reserve by Hoima Sugar Ltd.
Alleged victims: 1
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    20 Oct 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con el asesinato del defensor de derechos humanos Sr. José Miller Correa.
Alleged victims: 1
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21 Dec 2023
22 Mar 2024
    18 Oct 2023
    Zimbabwe
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning the abduction, subsequent enforced disappearance and ill-treatment of Mr. Womberaiishe Nhende and Mr. Sanele Mukuhlani. Both are activists and members of the largest opposition party in Zimbabwe, the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC). We would also like to bring to the attention of your Excellency’s Government information about the alleged arrest and detention of human rights defenders and lawyers, Mr. Douglas Coltart and Mr. Tapiwa Muchineripi when attending to their clients Mr. Nhende and Mr. Mukuhlani.
Alleged victims: 4
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15 Nov 2023
    18 Oct 2023
    Tungsten San Finx, SL
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
Informacion recibida en relación con el presunto uso abusivo de denuncias por parte de la empresa minera Tungsten San Finx SL para intimidar a las personas defensoras del medioambiente.
Alleged victims: 1
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    18 Oct 2023
    Tendele Coal Mining (PTY) Ltd
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
Information received concerning a pattern of retaliation and attacks against human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 6
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    18 Oct 2023
    Sudan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
Information received concerning the killing of human rights defenders in El Geneina, West Darfur, and threats of sexual violence against women human rights defenders in the region.
Alleged victims: 9
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    18 Oct 2023
    Spain
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
Informacion recibida en relación con el presunto uso abusivo de denuncias por parte de la empresa minera Tungsten San Finx SL para intimidar a las personas defensoras del medioambiente.
Alleged victims: 1
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19 Dec 2023
    18 Oct 2023
    South Africa
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • executions
Information received concerning a pattern of retaliation and attacks against human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 6
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    18 Oct 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning the new charges against student activists and their expulsion from university.
Alleged victims: 3
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04 Mar 2024
    18 Oct 2023
    First Quantam Minerals
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
Information received concerning a strategic lawsuit against public participation against a non-governmental organisation - South African Research Watch (SARW) - because of its independent work to report on human rights impacts that your company has allegedly caused.
Alleged victims: 6
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28 Feb 2024
    18 Oct 2023
    Canada
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
Information received concerning a strategic lawsuit against public participation that a Canada based mining company First Quantum Minerals (FQM) would pursue against a non-governmental organisation - South African Research Watch (SARW) - because of its independent work to report on human rights impacts that the company has allegedly caused.
Alleged victims: 6
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19 Dec 2023
    16 Oct 2023
    Thailand
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged use of disproportionate and indiscriminate force by police during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok, resulting in the injuries of protestors, journalists and human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 9
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31 Oct 2023 (Ack.)
21 Mar 2024
    16 Oct 2023
    Telegram Messenger LPP
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning the use of Telegram’s services as a vehicle for the online defamation and targeting of Ms. Hiba Al-Hajji, a Syrian woman human rights defender.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Oct 2023
    Azerbaijan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
Information received concerning the alleged harassment and arbitrary detention of human rights defender Dr. Gubad Ibadoghlu and his wife in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Alleged victims: 1
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08 Dec 2023
    10 Oct 2023
    Philippines
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • religion or belief
Information received concerning allegations of judicial harassment, red-tagging, office raids, and targeted financial sanctions against religious groups, human rights and humanitarian organizations, human rights defenders, journalists, and lawyers in the name of countering terrorism and terrorist financing, pursuant to, inter alia, the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012, and Executive Order 68 of 2018. In particular, we have received information that multiple religious organisations and their members, as well as other direct service non-profit organisations have been affected by the alleged measures, in turn hindering access to indigenous peoples, internally displaced persons, human rights defenders, and women and children to critical human rights and humanitarian services.
Alleged victims: 24
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29 Dec 2023
    10 Oct 2023
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • human rights defenders
Retiro del esquema de protección asignado a la Jueza Yassmin Barrios, beneficiara de medidas cautelares Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos desde 2013, en un contexto que denotaría un patrón sistemático de represalias y criminalización contra jueces, mediante la utilización del Derecho Penal, por acciones asumidas en sus labores como jueces y dentro de la lucha contra la corrupción e impunidad en Guatemala; que incluirían amenazas y hostigamiento en contra de la independencia judicial.
Alleged victims: 1
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11 Dec 2023 (Ack.)
10 Jan 2024
    06 Oct 2023
    Libya
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • terrorism
Information received concerning Law 19 of 2001 on the Reorganisation of Non-Governmental Organisations (Law 19/2001), as well as Decree 286/2019 regulating the operation of the Civil Society Commission, and Regulation 3/2016 concerning the Control of Opening Accounts for Non-profit Organisations and Institutions. Many provisions of Law 19/2001, Decree 286/2019 and Regulation 3/2016 are contrary to Libya’s international human rights obligations, including the right to the freedom of association, as protected by Article 22 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), and enshrined in Article 34 of Libya’s Constitutional Declaration of 2011.
Alleged victims: -
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    05 Oct 2023
    State of Palestine
    JAL
  • violence against women and girls
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Information received concerning the increasingly limited civic space within which women’s civil society organizations and women human rights defenders are currently operating, due to ongoing harassment, defamation and threats, both on and offline, as well as the deepening misinformation campaigns concerning the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and the State of Palestine’s adherence to it.
Alleged victims: -
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    02 Oct 2023
    Kyrgyzstan
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Comments concerning the proposed Draft Law “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Kyrgyz Republic” (Law of the Kyrgyz Republic “On Non-Commercial Organizations” and the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic).
Alleged victims: -
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    29 Sep 2023
    France
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant la garde à vue et la perquisition du domicile de Madame Ariane Lavrilleux, journaliste du média d'investigation Disclose, suite à la publication d’un rapport d’investigation qui aurait mis en lumière des pratiques abusives alléguées de la coopération antiterroriste franco-égyptienne, en novembre 2021.
Alleged victims: 1
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27 Nov 2023
    25 Sep 2023
    France
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • African Descent
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • racism
  • violence against women and girls
Informations reçues concernant différentes formes de harcèlement et de diffamation à l’encontre de la journaliste et défenseuse des droits humains Madame Rokhaya Diallo.
Alleged victims: 1
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23 Nov 2023
    21 Sep 2023
    Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Información recibida en relación con el proyecto de Ley de fiscalización, regularización, actuación y financiamiento de las organizaciones no gubernamentales (ONGs) y afines (“proyecto de ley”), aprobada en primera discusión por la Asamblea Nacional el 25 de enero de 2023. Si se aprueba como ley en su versión actual, nos preocupa que este proyecto tenga graves consecuencias para el ejercicio de los derechos humanos, principalmente el derecho a la libertad de asociación, así como los derechos de las personas que participan y se benefician de las actividades de organizaciones constituidas como diferentes tipos de asociaciones.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Sep 2023
    Nicaragua
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • older persons
  • terrorism
  • women and girls
Información recibida en relación con la persecución jurídica a defensores de derechos humanos por parte de las autoridades, a través del despojo de su nacionalidad nicaragüense.
Alleged victims: 6
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    13 Sep 2023
    Sri Lanka
    JAL
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning aspects of a bill establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission which appear not to be in compliance with international standards, and the alleged insufficient consultation with victims and civil society.
Alleged victims: -
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16 Nov 2023
    13 Sep 2023
    Mr. Hisham Sharaf
    JAL
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged instances of surveillance, intimidation and harassment carried out by the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation against civil society organizations which signed or agreed to the Yemen Declaration of Justice and Reconciliation (YDJR).
Alleged victims: -
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    13 Sep 2023
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • torture
Information received concerning issues of arbitrary and incommunicado detentions, enforced disappearances, violations of fair trial, intimidation and extrajudicial summaries and renditions in relation to eight human rights defenders. These include Mr. Somphone Phimmasone, Mr. Soukane Chaithad, Ms. Lodkham Thammavong, Mr. Od Sayavong Mr. Phouvong Sayaseng, Mr. Leokham Losavath, Mr. Phetphouthone Philachanh and Mr. Bounsuan Kitiyano.
Alleged victims: 8
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    13 Sep 2023
    Bahrain
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disability
Information received concerning the continued detention of human rights defender, Mr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, as well as information on his decline in health. Similarly, we wish to alert you to the health condition of Mr. Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja while in detention. Furthermore, we wish to address our concerns at the ill-treatment of Mr. Naji Fateel while in prison.
Alleged victims: 3
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10 Nov 2023
    12 Sep 2023
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • violence against women and girls
Information received regarding the targeting and online defamation of a Syrian woman human rights defender residing in Türkiye.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Sep 2023
    Jordan
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of Mr. Sufyan Tell, Mr. Omar Abu Rassa and Mr. Abed Khalifa al-Tawahia.
Alleged victims: 3
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09 Nov 2023
    12 Sep 2023
    Indonesia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary detention of Mr. Heri Budiawan, whose original sentence of ten months in prison, which he completed in 2018, was extended to a period of four years. The motivation for his sentencing appears to be in relation to the legitimate exercise of his human rights.
Alleged victims: 1
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    08 Sep 2023
    Argentina
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en sobre presuntas violaciones al derecho a la consulta y consentimiento previo libre e informado de los Pueblos Indígenas en el reciente proceso de reforma parcial constitucional en la Provincia de Jujuy. También hemos recibido alegaciones de serias violaciones a los derechos al debido proceso, la integridad física, la libertad de expresión, la libertad de reunión pacífica y a la libertad de asociación en el contexto de las protestas sociales contra la adopción de la Reforma constitucional en la Provincia de Jujuy. Asimismo, nos preocupan que dicha reforma afectaría el derecho a la libertad de expresión y de reunión y el derecho a la propiedad colectiva de los Pueblos Indígenas sobre sus tierras, territorios y recursos. Adicionalmente, expresamos nuestra preocupación sobre la información recibida acerca de la detención del abogado y defensor de derechos humanos Alberto Elias Nallar, quien proporcionó asistencia legal y apoyo a las personas detenidas en relación con las protestas en la provincia de Jujuy.
Alleged victims: 7
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    06 Sep 2023
    Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank - AIIB
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
Information received concerning allegations of human rights violations and abuses committed in the implementation of the Mandalika urban development and tourism project, which is financed by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Alleged victims: 1
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03 Nov 2023
    30 Aug 2023
    Pakistan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the threats and intimidations against Mr. Hamza Azhar Salam following his journalistic reporting on allegations of corruption.
Alleged victims: 1
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    30 Aug 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • religion or belief
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the new “Bill to Support the Family by Promoting the Culture of Chastity and Hijab”, fast tracked and voted by the Parliament on 13 August 2023.
Alleged victims: -
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    29 Aug 2023
    India
    JAL
  • violence against women and girls
  • executions
  • food
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • internally displaced persons
  • minority issues
  • older persons
  • poverty
  • racism
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism
  • torture
  • women and girls
Information received concerning sexual and gender-based violence against Meitei and Kuki women in the context of the violence that has been taking place in Manipur since May 2023.
Alleged victims: -
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25 Oct 2023
    29 Aug 2023
    Angola
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Comments on the Law on the Status of Non-Governmental Organizations Bill (the Bill). We note that many provisions in the proposed law would be contrary to Angola’s international human rights obligations, including the right to the freedom of association, the right to freedom of opinion and expression, and the right to non-discrimination.
Alleged victims: -
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    25 Aug 2023
    Jordan
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning a fierce campain against lawyer Hala Ahed targeting her on social media due to her peaceful and legitimate human rights work.
Alleged victims: 1
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18 Oct 2023
    24 Aug 2023
    Thailand
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the disbarment proceedings against Mr. Arnon Nampa, a Thai lawyer and human rights defender, taking place before the Lawyers Council of Thailand (LCT) under the Royal Patronage.
Alleged victims: 1
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04 Sep 2023 (Ack.)
10 Jan 2024
    18 Aug 2023
    Thailand
    JAL
  • women and girls
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning the lack of accountability and protection measures for the online intimidation and harassment against two women human rights defenders, Ms. Angkhana Neelapaijit and Ms. Anchana Heemmina, despite the Bangkok Civil Court ruling on 16 February 2023, which recognized that they were affected by an online smear campaign, and that their work as women human rights defenders warrants State protection as per international human rights law and standards.
Alleged victims: 2
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30 Aug 2023 (Ack.)
07 Dec 2023
    16 Aug 2023
    Zimbabwe
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Comments on the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Amendment Act (no. 10 of 2023), which was enacted into law by the Parliament and the President of Zimbabwe on 14 July 2023.
Alleged victims: -
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    15 Aug 2023
    Rapid Response Forces
    JAL
  • violence against women and girls
  • arbitrary Detention
  • development
  • disappearances
  • Eritrea
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • mercenaries
  • migrants
  • minority issues
  • racism
  • sale of children
  • slavery
  • torture
  • trafficking in persons
  • women and girls
Information received concerning repeated widespread and credible allegations of sexual violence, harassment and abuse by the Rapid Response Forces (RSF) against women and girls in conflict-affected areas, particularly against refugee and internally displaced persons.
Alleged victims: 1
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19 Jan 2024
    09 Aug 2023
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received about the arrest of Mr. Bob Barigye, an environmental human rights defender working on human rights issues in the oil and gas sector. We would also like to draw attention to the continued threats against, and intimidation of, human rights defenders working on protecting the rights of communities including the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment in the context of oil and gas extraction in Uganda, as well as those working on land, including compensation of communities affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) reaching from Uganda to Tanzania. The intimidation, attacks and threats appear to be directly related to their legitimate human rights activities. EACOP has operations in Uganda and EACOP Ltd is registered in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Alleged victims: 1
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    09 Aug 2023
    Uganda
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the arrest of Mr. Bob Barigye, an environmental human rights defender working on human rights issues in the oil and gas sector. We would also like to draw attention to the continued threats against, and intimidation of, human rights defenders working on protecting the rights of communities including the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment in the context of oil and gas extraction in Uganda, as well as those working on land, including compensation of communities affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) reaching from Uganda to Tanzania. The intimidation, attacks and threats appear to be directly related to their legitimate human rights activities. EACOP has operations in Uganda and EACOP Ltd is registered in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Alleged victims: 1
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    09 Aug 2023
    Israel
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Information received concerning Israeli and Palestinian lawyers, representing Palestinian individuals whose rights have been violated in the context of the Israeli military occupation. Since 2020, lawyers litigating such cases have started encountering harassment and threats when arriving to court, by activists of nationalist, far right groups, such as the Israeli organization “Im Tirzu” and others.
Alleged victims: 3
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    09 Aug 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the re-arrest and detention of women human rights defenders Jina Modares Gorji and Sepideh Gholian.
Alleged victims: 2
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18 Oct 2023
    09 Aug 2023
    EACOP Uganda
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the arrest of Mr. Bob Barigye, an environmental human rights defender working on human rights issues in the oil and gas sector. We would also like to draw attention to the alleged continued threats against, and intimidation of, human rights defenders working on protecting the rights of communities including the right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment in the context of oil and gas extraction in Uganda, as well as those working on land, including those affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) reaching from Uganda to Tanzania. The intimidation, attacks and threats appear to be directly related to their legitimate human rights activities. EACOP has operations in Uganda and EACOP Ltd is registered in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Alleged victims: 1
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    09 Aug 2023
    EACOP
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the arrest of Mr. Bob Barigye, an environmental human rights defender working on human rights issues in the oil and gas sector. We would also like to draw attention to the alleged continued threats against, and intimidation of, human rights defenders working on protecting the rights of communities including the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment in the context of oil and gas extraction in Uganda, as well as those working on land, including those affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) reaching from Uganda to Tanzania. The intimidation, attacks and threats appear to be directly related to their legitimate human rights activities. EACOP has operations in Uganda and EACOP Ltd is registered in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Alleged victims: 1
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04 Oct 2023
    08 Aug 2023
    India
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • religion or belief
Comments regarding the counter-terrorism legislative and regulatory framework applicable to Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation in August 2019 of its special autonomous status pursuant to Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
Alleged victims: -
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    03 Aug 2023
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    JUA
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning the risk of imminent deportation of the human rights defender and lawyer Mr. Lu Siwei.
Alleged victims: 1
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    03 Aug 2023
    India
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disability
Information received concerning the detention and state of health of human rights defender G.N. Saibaba.
Alleged victims: 1
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    02 Aug 2023
    Uzbekistan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the sentencing of human rights defender Mr. Dauletmurat Tajimuratov to sixteen years in prison, allegedly in connection with his work in defence of human rights.
Alleged victims: 1
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24 Jan 2024
    02 Aug 2023
    Nicaragua
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • religion or belief
Información recibida en relación con patrones extensos y sistemáticos de hostigamiento por parte de las autoridades en contra de integrantes de la Iglesia Católica, que aparecen ser relacionados con el legítimo ejercicio del derecho a la libertad de religion o de creencia, así como la detencion arbitraria de Monseñor Rolando José Álvarez Lagos en dicho contexto.
Alleged victims: 1
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    31 Jul 2023
    South Africa
    JAL
  • business
  • food
  • human rights defenders
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the intended realization of a large-scale mining project (La Colosa) in Cajamarca (Tolima, Colombia), a municipality with a long-standing agricultural tradition and surrounded by a crucial ecosystem in the region. La Colosa is a project of AngloGold Ashanti Colombia – a branch of the global mining company AngloGold Ashanti with headquarters in South Africa. The South African government is one of the largest single investors in this project through its Public Investors Corporation.
Alleged victims: 20000
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    31 Jul 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • business
  • food
  • human rights defenders
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida sobre la pretendida realización de un proyecto minero a gran escala (La Colosa) en Cajamarca (Tolima, Colombia), municipio de larga tradición agrícola y rodeado de un ecosistema crucial en la región. La realización de este megaproyecto no sólo contravendría la prohibición de actividades mineras en ecosistemas de páramo consagrada en la Ley de Páramos (1930/2018), sino que tendría graves repercusiones para el sustento y la soberanía alimentaria de las poblaciones locales y vecinas. La realización de actividades extractivas en Cajamarca supone una amenaza para la realización de derechos humanos fundamentales como el derecho a la alimentación, al agua y a un medio ambiente sano. Además, desconocería el derecho de las comunidades campesinas a una consulta significativa, afectaría gravemente a sus medios de vida y despreciaría su identidad cultural como campesinos.
Alleged victims: 20000
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29 Sep 2023
06 Dec 2023
19 Dec 2023
    31 Jul 2023
    AngloGold Ashanti Colombia S.A.S.
    JAL
  • business
  • food
  • human rights defenders
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida sobre la pretendida realización de un proyecto minero a gran escala (La Colosa) en Cajamarca (Tolima, Colombia), municipio de larga tradición agrícola y rodeado de un ecosistema crucial en la región. La realización de este megaproyecto no sólo contravendría la prohibición de actividades mineras en ecosistemas de páramo consagrada en la Ley de Páramos (1930/2018), sino que tendría graves repercusiones para el sustento y la soberanía alimentaria de las poblaciones locales y vecinas. La realización de actividades extractivas en Cajamarca supone una amenaza para la realización de derechos humanos fundamentales como el derecho a la alimentación, al agua y a un medio ambiente sano. Además, desconocería el derecho de las comunidades campesinas a una consulta significativa, afectaría gravemente a sus medios de vida y despreciaría su identidad cultural como campesinos.
Alleged victims: 20000
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29 Sep 2023
    31 Jul 2023
    AngloGold Ashanti
    JAL
  • business
  • food
  • human rights defenders
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the intended realization of a large-scale mining project (La Colosa) in Cajamarca (Tolima, Colombia), a municipality with a long-standing agricultural tradition and surrounded by a crucial ecosystem in the region. La Colosa is a project of AngloGold Ashanti Colombia – a branch of the global mining company AngloGold Ashanti with headquarters in South Africa. The South African Government is one of the largest single investors in this project through its Public Investors Corporation.
Alleged victims: 20000
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    28 Jul 2023
    Viet Nam
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the detention and criminal charge against environmental human rights defender Ms. Hoang Thi Minh Hong for alleged tax evasion.
Alleged victims: 1
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    28 Jul 2023
    China
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the ongoing imprisonment of nine human rights defenders and civil society activists from the Tibetan Autonomous Region, who have reportedly been sentenced to up to 11 years in prison on account of their environmental protection work. A previous communication was sent to your Excellency’s Government on the case of Mr. Anya Sengdra (UA CHN 11/2020), to which we regret no response was received.
Alleged victims: 9
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11 Oct 2023
    27 Jul 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the persistent judicial harassment, namely the two pending administrative charges, against the human rights defender Mr. Abdureshit Dzhepparov.
Alleged victims: 1
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    26 Jul 2023
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • older persons
Información recibida en relación con la agresión física y verbal, y los actos de intimidación contra la defensora de los derechos humanos y madre buscadora señora Teresa Magueyal.
Alleged victims: 2
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28 Sep 2023
    25 Jul 2023
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • executions
Información recibida en relación con la agresión física y verbal, y los actos de intimidación contra la defensora de los derechos humanos y madre buscadora señora Araceli Rodríguez Nava.
Alleged victims: 2
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25 Sep 2023
    25 Jul 2023
    China
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
Following comments on the Public Consultation Document and Specific Proposals on the Regulation of Crowdfunding Activities (“Proposal”) issued in December 2022 by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSAR”). We bring your Excellency’s Government attention to the fact that the adoption of the Proposal, in its current form, may result in the violation of certain fundamental rights and freedoms under international law, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ("ICCPR"). Specifically, we observe that the proposed crowdfunding application and registration procedures—if not subject to further delimiting measures including judicial oversight and due process safeguards—may not meet the required thresholds of necessity, proportionality and non-discrimination under international law.
Alleged victims: -
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31 Aug 2023
25 Sep 2023
    21 Jul 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • Russian Federation
  • torture
Information received concerning the treatment of human rights defender Emir-Usein Kuku in detention and his state of health.
Alleged victims: 1
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    21 Jul 2023
    Malaysia
    JUA
  • Myanmar
  • disappearances
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged disappearance of Thuzar Maung, an activist and refugee from Myanmar, and her family members from their residence in Kuala Lumpur on 4 July 2023.
Alleged victims: 5
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31 Jul 2023
27 Sep 2023
    21 Jul 2023
    China
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the arbitrary detention of the human rights defender Li Yuhan. She is a lawyer and human rights defender. She is in her seventies. In her legal work, she has represented victims of human rights violations in China, including other human rights lawyers faced with criminal investigations and processes in alleged retaliation for their legal and human rights activities. Her detention was declared arbitrary by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention in October 2018 (opinion no. 62/2018).
Alleged victims: 1
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25 Sep 2023
    20 Jul 2023
    United States of America
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information received regarding the alleged violations of the human rights of the Newar Indigenous Peoples as well as the continued serious threats against human rights defenders due to the construction of the Chhaya Center business complex, developed by Chhaya Devi Complex Pvt. Ltd. in Thamel, in the central tourist district of Kathmandu, Nepal. The business complex houses a five-star hotel Aloft Kathmandu Thamel of US-based company Marriott International, among others.
Alleged victims: 2
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    20 Jul 2023
    Nepal
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information received regarding the alleged continued serious threats of displacement of Newar Indigenous Peoples and violations of their human rights due to the construction of the Chhaya Center business complex, developed by Chhaya Devi Complex Pvt in Thamel, in the central tourist district of Kathmandu, Nepal. Among others, the business complex houses a five-star hotel Aloft Kathmandu Thamel of US-based company Marriott International.
Alleged victims: 2
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    20 Jul 2023
    Marriot International
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information received regarding the alleged continued serious threats of displacement of Newar Indigenous Peoples and violations of their human rights due to the construction of the Chhaya Center business complex, developed by Chhaya Devi Complex Pvt in Thamel, in the central tourist district of Kathmandu, Nepal. Among others, the business complex houses a five-star hotel Aloft Kathmandu Thamel of US-based company Marriott International.
Alleged victims: 2
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    20 Jul 2023
    Chhaya Devi Complex Pvt. Ltd.
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information received regarding the alleged violations of the human rights of the Newar Indigenous Peoples as well as continued serious threats against human rights defenders due to the construction of the Chhaya Center business complex, developed by Chhaya Devi Complex Pvt. Ltd. in Thamel, in the central tourist district of Kathmandu, Nepal. The business complex houses a five-star hotel Aloft Kathmandu Thamel of US-based company Marriott International, among others.
Alleged victims: 2
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    19 Jul 2023
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the threats and alleged attack, possibly amounting to torture, of Mr. Aytekin Aktaş while he attempted to carry out his professional duties as a human rights lawyer assisting members of the “Life Watch” protests. We also wish to communicate the alleged repression of the “Life Watch” movement by the Gendarmerie which in some cases involves threats and physical violence.
Alleged victims: 2
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18 Dec 2023
18 Dec 2023 (Annex)
18 Dec 2023 (Annex)
18 Dec 2023 (Annex)
    18 Jul 2023
    Italy
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the attempt on the life of human rights defender Alirio Perdomo, one of the leaders of the Association of People Affected by the El Quimbo Hydroelectric Project (ASOQUIMBO). The El Quimbo Hydroelectric Project is owned by the Italian company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Colombia, and is located upstream of the Betania dam, also owned by Enel.
Alleged victims: 1
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16 Jan 2024
    18 Jul 2023
    Enel Group
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the attempt on the life of human rights defender Alirio Perdomo, one of the leaders of the Association of People Affected by the El Quimbo Hydroelectric Project (ASOQUIMBO). The El Quimbo Hydroelectric Project is owned by the Italian company Enel, through its subsidiary Enel Colombia, and is located upstream of the Betania dam, also owned by Enel.
Alleged victims: 1
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    18 Jul 2023
    Enel Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informacion recibida en relación con el atentado contra la vida del defensor de los derechos humanos Alirio Perdomo, uno de los dirigentes de la Asociación de Afectados por el Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Quimbo (ASOQUIMBO). El Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Quimbo es propiedad de la empresa italiana Enel, a través de su filial Enel Colombia, y está ubicado aguas arriba de la represa Betania, también propiedad de Enel.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Sep 2023
    18 Jul 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informacion recibida en relación con el atentado contra la vida del defensor de los derechos humanos Alirio Perdomo, uno de los dirigentes de la Asociación de Afectados por el Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Quimbo (ASOQUIMBO). El Proyecto Hidroeléctrico El Quimbo es propiedad de la empresa italiana Enel, a través de su filial Enel Colombia, y está ubicado aguas arriba de la represa Betania, también propiedad de Enel.
Alleged victims: 1
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23 Oct 2023
    13 Jul 2023
    Nicaragua
    JOL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Información recibida en relación con las resoluciones de la Corte Suprema que suspendieron a veintiséis abogados del Colegio de Abogados de Nicaragua tras ser declarados “traidores a la patria”, presuntamente como represalia por su trabajo en pro de derechos humanos y por sus opiniones. La medida es el resultado de una decisión judicial de expulsión de 222 personas, incluidos algunos de estos abogados, y las reformas aprobadas por la Asamblea Legislativa para permitir despojar de la nacionalidad nicaragüense y de sus bienes a las personas declaradas “traidores a la patria”, incluyendo 94 personas.
Alleged victims: 222
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    10 Jul 2023
    Angola
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning allegations of intimidation and harassment of human rights defender and trade union leader Mr. Eduardo Peres Alberto and his family, as well as the alarming attack on his daughter. It is believed these violations are in connection with Mr. Peres Alberto’s work in defence of human rights, in particular in his capacity as Secretary General of the Union of Higher Education Teachers (SINPES).
Alleged victims: 2
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08 Sep 2023
    06 Jul 2023
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación con el patrón sistemático de represalias y criminalización contra jueces y juezas, mediante la utilización del Derecho Penal, por acciones asumidas en sus labores judiciales y dentro de la lucha contra la corrupción e impunidad en Guatemala. Los presuntos hechos incluirían amenazas y hostigamiento en contra de la independencia judicial, libertad e integridad personal del juez Carlos Giovanni Ruano Pineda por el ejercicio de sus labores como juez; así como contra la jueza Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar, por sus labores como jueza. Este patrón se estaría dando dentro del marco de declaraciones del presidente de Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei sobre “enemigos de Guatemala” y subsiguientes ataques en redes sociales, que atacan la labor de operadores y operadoras de justicia y de las personas defensoras de derechos humanos.
Alleged victims: 2
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29 Aug 2023
29 Aug 2023 (Annex)
    05 Jul 2023
    Russian Federation
    JUA
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Russian Federation
  • torture
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning violent physical attack endangering the lives and safety of human rights lawyer, Mr. Alexander Nemov, and “Novaya Gazeta” journalist, Ms. Yelena Milashina, as well as alleged torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment inflicted against them in retaliation of their journalistic work and human rights defence work related to the criminal proceedings against Ms. Zarema Musaeva.
Alleged victims: 2
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    05 Jul 2023
    Libya
    JAL
  • violence against women and girls
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • religion or belief
  • women and girls
Information have received concerning the movement restrictions on Libyan women and girls travelling without mahram, or male companion.
Alleged victims: -
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    03 Jul 2023
    NSO Group Technologies
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • privacy
Information received in relation to the use of surveillance technology, marketed by your company, the NSO Group, as Pegasus spyware, to surveil human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 2
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21 Aug 2023
    30 Jun 2023
    Syrian Arab Republic
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning a physical attack against, and targeted intimidation of Mr. Jdea Abdullah Nawfal apparently in connection to his human rights work.
Alleged victims: 1
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    28 Jun 2023
    Sudan
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
Information received concerning the arrest and alleged enforced disappearance for 12 days of human rights defender, Mr. Alaa-eldin Awad Mohamed Nogoud and arrest and continued enforce disappearance of political activist, Mr. Mohamed Ali Abdallah Al Jazouli.
Alleged victims: 2
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    27 Jun 2023
    Georgia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • migrants
Information received concerning the alleged refusal of entry to Georgia for human rights defenders Ms. Dariana Gryaznova and Mr. Evgenii Smirnov and the alleged recognition as a “threat to national security” and revocation of the residence permit of the latter, all of which were allegedly related to their legitimate human rights work, as well as the allegations that they have not been provided with information and documents concerning these decisions.
Alleged victims: 2
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    22 Jun 2023
    Mongolia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the status of the criminal investigation opened against Sukhgerel Dugersuren.
Alleged victims: 1
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    21 Jun 2023
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • privacy
Información recibida en relación con el uso de tecnología de vigilancia contra personas defensoras de los derechos humanos. La empresa que ha comercializado el spyware, el NSO Group, empresa domiciliada en el Estado de Israel, afirma que solo vende el producto a clientes estatales, que indicaría que los dispositivos de las personas defensoras de derechos humanos fueron hackeados por agencias estatales.
Alleged victims: 2
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22 Aug 2023
    21 Jun 2023
    Libyan National Army
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
Information received concerning the alleged forced evictions and demolition of many areas of Benghazi, including historic neighbourhoods, protected heritage sites and many residential units, as well as violence against, suppression of protests and arbitrary detention of residents and human rights defenders protesting against this destruction, in violation of the right to adequate housing, to freedom of expression, to freedom of peaceful assembly, to liberty and security of the person and of the cultural rights of the residents.
Alleged victims: 501
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    21 Jun 2023
    Israel
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • privacy
Information received in relation to the use of surveillance technology marketed as Pegasus spyware by the NSO Group, a company domiciled in the State of Israel, to surveil human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 2
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    21 Jun 2023
    House of Representative
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
Information received concerning the alleged forced evictions and demolition of many areas of Benghazi, including historic neighbourhoods, protected heritage sites and many residential units, as well as violence against, suppression of protests and arbitrary detention of residents and human rights defenders protesting against this destruction, in violation of the right to adequate housing, to freedom of expression, to freedom of peaceful assembly, to liberty and security of the person and of the cultural rights of the residents.
Alleged victims: 501
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    19 Jun 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • torture
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Russian Federation
Information received concerning the alleged targeting of Crew Against Torture, a human rights non-governmental organisation working to provide assistance, through investigation and legal representation, to alleged victims of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
Alleged victims: 1
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    19 Jun 2023
    Peru
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida sobre órdenes judiciales contra la Federación Nativa del Río Madre de Dios y Afluentes, FENAMAD y su Presidente, el defensor de los derechos humanos y ambientales Julio Ricardo Cusurichi, presentadas por la empresa maderera Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. en relación con una declaración emitida por FENAMAD sobre la deforestación en el territorio del Pueblo Indígena Mashco Piro, que vive en la región Madre de Dios del Amazonas Peruano en aislamiento voluntario. La empresa maderera Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. obtuvo concesiones en 2002 y continúa operando en esa área. Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C es una empresa que recibió la certificación del Consejo de Administración Forestal (FSC).
Alleged victims: 2
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21 Aug 2023
    19 Jun 2023
    Maderera Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C.
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida sobre órdenes judiciales contra la Federación Nativa del Río Madre de Dios y Afluentes, FENAMAD y su Presidente, el defensor de los derechos ambientales Julio Ricardo Cusurichi, presentadas por la empresa maderera Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. en relación con una declaración emitida por FENAMAD sobre la deforestación en el territorio del Pueblo Indígena Mashco Piro que vive en aislamiento voluntario.
Alleged victims: 2
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    19 Jun 2023
    Germany
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning court orders against the Native Federation of the Madre de Dios River and Affluents, FENAMAD and its President, environmental rights defender Julio Ricardo Cusurichi, filed by the logging company Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. following a statement issued by FENAMAD denouncing the deforestation in the territory of the Mashco Piro Indigenous People living in the Peruvian Amazon region of Madre de Dios in voluntary isolation. The logging company Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. was granted concessions in 2002 and continues to operate in that area. Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C is a company that received certification by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). FSC is a multistakeholder initiative registered in Germany.
Alleged victims: 2
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18 Aug 2023
18 Aug 2023 (Annex)
    19 Jun 2023
    Forest Stewardship Council International
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information we have received concerning court orders against the Native Federation of the Madre de Dios River and Affluents, FENAMAD and its President, environmental rights defender Julio Ricardo Cusurichi, filed by the logging company Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. following a statement issued by FENAMAD denouncing the deforestation in the territory of the Mashco Piro Indigenous People living the Peruvian Amazon region of Madre de Dios in voluntary isolation. The logging company Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C. was granted concessions in 2002 and continues to operate in that area. Canales Tahuamanu S.A.C is a company that received certification by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
Alleged victims: 2
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18 Aug 2023
    15 Jun 2023
    Türkiye
    JUA
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Government information we have received concerning the imminent risk of refoulement of a human rights defender to his country of origin.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Sep 2023
    15 Jun 2023
    Algeria
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information reçues concernant le harcèlement judiciaire des défenseurs des droits de l'homme, Kaddour Chouicha et Jamila Loukil, membres d'une organisation bien connue des droits de l'homme, la LADDH, dissoute sans recours judiciaire entre 2021 et 2022.
Alleged victims: 2
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12 Aug 2023
    12 Jun 2023
    Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine - ZCMC
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Jun 2023
    United States of America
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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02 Jan 2024 (Ack.)
    12 Jun 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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21 Jun 2023
    12 Jun 2023
    Osisko Gold Royalties
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Jun 2023
    Orion Mine Finance
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Jun 2023
    Niger
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d’arrestations et de détentions de quatre défenseurs des droits de l’homme pour avoir exercé leurs droits à la liberté d’expression, de réunion pacifique et d’association. Nous attirons également votre attention sur des allégations d’harcèlement judiciaire et des procédures judiciaires irrégulières envers quatre défenseurs des droits humains.
Alleged victims: 5
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12 Jul 2023
    12 Jun 2023
    Lydian Armenia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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31 Jul 2023
04 Aug 2023
    12 Jun 2023
    Kazakhstan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Jun 2023
    GeoPromining
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 Jun 2023
    Eurasian Development Bank
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Jul 2023
    12 Jun 2023
    Canada
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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25 Aug 2023
    12 Jun 2023
    Armenia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the criminal charges against Tehmina Yenoqyan, a journalist and environmental human rights defender from Armenia.
Alleged victims: 1
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08 Aug 2023
    07 Jun 2023
    India
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • food
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning violations against two members of the human rights organisation Mahila Sarvangeen Utkarsh Mandal (MASUM). This is specifically in reference to the alleged attack on, and torture and ill-treatment of, the human rights defender and community activist Mr. Pranab Roy, as well as the harassment of human rights defender, Mr. Arkadeep Goswami.
Alleged victims: 2
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    06 Jun 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Russian Federation
Information received concerning the persecution of the environmental human rights defenders and anti-war activists Ms. Polina Oleynikova, Mr. Arshak Makichyan and his family members.
Alleged victims: 5
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    05 Jun 2023
    India
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of Kashmiri human rights defenders Mr. Irfan Mehraj and Mr. Khurram Parvez and their ongoing persecution.
Alleged victims: 2
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    05 Jun 2023
    Bangladesh
    JUA
  • Myanmar
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • religion or belief
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received concerning the reported risk of imminent repatriation of Rohingya refugees currently residing in Bangladesh to Myanmar.
Alleged victims: 6000
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    30 May 2023
    Tunisia
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Informations reçues concernant Mme Sihem Bensedrine, ancienne présidente de l’Instance Vérité et Dignité (IVD), qui a été interdite de quitter le pays après avoir été inculpée dans le cadre d'une enquête sur le rapport final de cette instance qu'elle a présidée sur les crimes commis sous la dictature. Le rapport a été publié au Journal Officiel conformément à la loi et fait donc désormais partie du cadre juridique tunisien.
Alleged victims: 1
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08 Dec 2023
    25 May 2023
    Viet Nam
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • climate change
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the escalating administrative and judicial harassment of woman human rights defender Ms. Tran Phuong Thao, wife of imprisoned environmental human rights defender Dang Dinh Bach, as well as the continued incarceration of Mr. Dang Ding Bach himself, in connection with the exercise of their freedom of expression, environmental advocacy, and human rights activities, respectively. This, furthermore, relates to a communication which we submitted to Your Excellency’s Government on 18 February 2022 (VNM 2/2022) and we would like to thank your Excellency’s government for the replies we received on this matter thus far, both on 19 February 2022 and on 20 March 2023.
Alleged victims: 2
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19 Jul 2023 (Ack.)
    25 May 2023
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida sobre la presunta expulsión de un estudiante, Señor Adrián Camilo García Flores, de la Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala como forma de represalia por el ejercicio de su libertad académica y por sus actividades como representante estudiantil.
Alleged victims: 1
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23 Jul 2023
    24 May 2023
    Morocco
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Informations reçues concernant la détérioration des conditions de détention de trois défenseurs des droits de l’homme condamnés à de longues peines de prison, MM Al-Hussein Al-Bashir Ibrahim, Khatri Dadda, Naama Asfari. Cette lettre fait suite aux communications précédentes envoyées au Gouvernement de votre Excellence concernant les trois défenseurs des droits humains, y compris la communication MAR 5/2021 datée du 7 janvier 2021. Nous remercions le Gouvernement de votre Excellence pour les réponses fournies le 8 janvier 2021, le 27 janvier 2021, le 9 mars 2021 et le 12 avril 2021.
Alleged victims: 3
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24 Jul 2023
    24 May 2023
    Egypt
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the sentencing of three human rights defenders by the Terrorism Circuit of the Emergency State Security Court in a trial that lacked due process after they were arrested arbitrarily in 2018 and subjected to enforced disappearance, ill treatment amounting to torture, and poor detention conditions.
Alleged victims: 3
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19 Jul 2023 (Ack.)
02 Aug 2023
    24 May 2023
    Chile
    JOL
  • migrants
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con la tramitación de proyectos de ley, principalmente de los contenidos en los boletines n°15.261-25 y n°15.439-06 que modifican la ley nº21.325, de Migración y Extranjería y la ley n°20.430, que establece disposiciones sobre protección de refugiados, por su posible impacto en los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes, solicitantes de asilo, y refugiadas.
Alleged victims: -
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26 May 2023
03 Jul 2023
    19 May 2023
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning alleged human rights violations and abuses against members of the Kokoya community in Bong County, Liberia, in relation to both a toxic spill by MNG Gold Liberia Inc., subsidiary of Avesoro Holdings Ltd, and to the use of excessive force, intimidation and arrest by the Liberian National Police of community members, including environmental and indigenous defenders and civil society activists, who demanded accountability for related human rights abuses and environmental harm.
Alleged victims: 1
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    19 May 2023
    MNG Gold
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning alleged human rights violations and abuses against members of the Kokoya community in Bong County, Liberia, in relation to both a toxic spill by MNG Gold Liberia Inc., subsidiary of Avesoro Holdings Ltd, and to the use of excessive force, intimidation and arrest by the Liberian National Police of community members, including environmental and indigenous defenders and civil society activists, who demanded accountability for related human rights abuses and environmental harm.
Alleged victims: 1
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    19 May 2023
    Liberia
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning alleged human rights violations and abuses against members of the Kokoya community in Bong County, Liberia, in relation to both a toxic spill by MNG Gold Liberia Inc., subsidiary of Avesoro Holdings Ltd, and to the use of excessive force, intimidation and arrest by the Liberian National Police of community members, including environmental and indigenous defenders and civil society activists, who demanded accountability for related human rights abuses and environmental harm.
Alleged victims: 1
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    19 May 2023
    Avesoro Holdings
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning alleged human rights violations and abuses against members of the Kokoya community in Bong County, Liberia, in relation to both a toxic spill by MNG Gold Liberia Inc., subsidiary of Avesoro Holdings Ltd, and to the use of excessive force, intimidation and arrest by the Liberian National Police of community members, including environmental and indigenous defenders and civil society activists, who demanded accountability for related human rights abuses and environmental harm.
Alleged victims: 1
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    18 May 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • violence against women and girls
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the sentencing of Ms. Irina Danilovich, to seven years of prison following her alleged arbitrary detention, and the ill-treatment to which she is being subjected to whilst in detention, all of which are reportedly in connection with her legitimate human rights work and the exercise of freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: 1
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    18 May 2023
    France
    JAL
  • food
  • climate change
  • environment
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • water and sanitation
Informations reçues concernant les projets de stockage d’eau qui se développent en France depuis les années 90 (« méga-bassines »), l’usage excessif de la force à l’encontre de leurs opposants lors de manifestations, ainsi que la criminalisation des organisations de défense des droits humains et de l’environnement. Les méga-bassines font l’objet de contestations en raison de leur potentiel impact environnemental et social, ainsi que du point de vue du respect des droits à l’alimentation, à l’eau, à un environnement propre et sain, à la liberté de réunion pacifique et d’association.
Alleged victims: 1
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15 Sep 2023
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
15 Sep 2023 (Annex)
    17 May 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • cultural rights
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Russian Federation
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received concerning the alleged search of the homes of members of the Russian NGO “Memorial” as well as their offices, and the criminalization of Oleg Orlov in connection with his legitimate human rights work, the exercise of his freedom of expression and freedom of association.
Alleged victims: 2
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    17 May 2023
    Peru
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • women and girls
Información recibida en relación con el presunto hostigamiento y estigmatización de la Defensora del Pueblo Eliana Revollar Añaños.
Alleged victims: 1
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16 Jul 2023
    15 May 2023
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informations reçues concernant l’intrusion au domicile et des menaces et intimidations à l’encontre de M. Dismas Kitenge.
Alleged victims: 1
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    12 May 2023
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Information received concerning a wide-scale police operation that was carried out in 21 Turkish provinces on 25 April 2023 to arrest and detain over 120 individuals on suspicion of terrorism and their alleged ties to the Kurdistan Workers Party.
Alleged victims: 126
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14 Aug 2023
    12 May 2023
    Tajikistan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • minority issues
  • terrorism
  • torture
Information received on the alleged arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and criminalisation of human rights defenders Mr. Daler Bobiev, Mr. Avazmad Ghurbatov, Mr. Zavqibek Sohibov, Mr. Abdusattor Kotibov, Mr. Abdulmajid Rizoev, Ms. Ulfathonim Mamadshoeva, Mr. Manuchekhr Kholiknazarov, Mr. Faromuz Irgashov, and Mr. Khushruz Djumaev.
Alleged victims: 9
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    12 May 2023
    China
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the sentencing of human rights defenders and lawyers Messrs. Xu Zhiyong, Ding Jiaxi and Qin Yongpei.
Alleged victims: 3
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21 Jul 2023
    09 May 2023
    Brazil
    JAL
  • religion or belief
  • cultural rights
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • minority issues
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of systemic acts of violence, threats, harassment, and discrimination against Guarani and Kaiowá indigenous peoples in Mato Grosso do Sul, particularly women spiritual leaders, which appear to be related to the legitimate exercise of their rights to freedom of expression, freedom of religion or belief as well as their cultural rights.
Alleged victims: 6
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10 Jul 2023
21 Jul 2023
29 Aug 2023
    08 May 2023
    Philippines
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information received concerning the charges of rebellion, the alleged smears and harassment against human rights defenders Mr. Florence Kang, Mr. Nino Joseph Oconer, Ms. Lucia Lourdes Gimenez, Ms. Jennifer Awingan-Taggaoa, Mr. Windel Bolinget, Mr. Stephen Tauli and Ms. Sarah Abellon Alikes, who all advocate for Indigenous peoples, land and environmental rights.
Alleged victims: 7
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18 Sep 2023
    08 May 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • executions
  • African Descent
  • disappearances
  • human rights defenders
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Información recibida en relación con alegaciones de asesinatos en distintos eventos de 57 personas integrantes de la Federación Sindical Unitaria Agropecuaria (FENSUAGRO); alegaciones de amenazas, incluyendo amenazas de muerte, actos de intimidación, hostigamiento, desapariciones forzadas y desplazamiento forzado contra personas integrantes de esta Federación, asociaciones y sindicatos afiliados y personas asociadas a las mismas y sus comunidades; y la falta de investigaciones rápidas, exhaustivas, eficaces e imparciales por parte de las autoridades estatales.
Alleged victims: 4
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30 Jun 2023
30 Jun 2023 (Annex)
30 Jun 2023 (Annex)
07 Jul 2023
    08 May 2023
    Bahrain
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
Comments on the Law No. (58) Of 2006 With Respect to Protecting the Society from Terrorist Acts and the Bahraini Citizenship Act of 1963 as amended in 2014 and 2019 respectively. We respectfully address several serious human rights challenges in relation to the definition of terrorism contained in the legislation which, in our view, is overly broad; the negative and disproportionate impact of the legislation may have on particular groups, on due process, on the right to liberty and security of person, as well as on the exercise of freedom of opinion and expression, and freedom of peaceful assembly and association. We respectfully encourage your Excellency's Government to review and reconsider certain key aspects of the law to ensure that it complies with Bahrain's international human rights obligations. We would also like to reiterate the observations made in AL BHR 2/2019 on the Law No. (58) Of 2006 With Respect to Protecting the Society from Terrorist Acts.
Alleged victims: -
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02 Jun 2023
    03 May 2023
    Bangladesh
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • food
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the arrest, detention and prosecution of journalist Shamsuzzaman Shams Zaman. We are also writing about an investigation opened into editor Matiur Rahman. Mr Shamsuzzaman Shams and Mr Matiur Rahman are respectively journalist and editor for Prothom Alo newspaper, the country’s largest daily news.
Alleged victims: 2
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    02 May 2023
    Kyrgyzstan
    JAL
  • women and girls
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning credible reports that the Kyrgyz Parliament (Jogorku Kenesh) may be considering, in the coming days, the early dismissal of Ms. Atyr Abdrakhmatova, Ombudsperson (Akyikatchy) of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Alleged victims: 1
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    28 Apr 2023
    Viet Nam
    JAL
  • religion or belief
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary arrest, threats, surveillance, travel restrictions and harassment of two Montagnard Protestants and human rights defenders, Mr. Y Khiu Niê and Mr. Y Sĩ Êban, which appear to be related to the legitimate exercise of their rights to freedom of thought, conscience and religion in the context of participating in an international conference on freedom of religion or belief in Southeast Asia, that took place in Bali (Indonesia). The allegations received also indicate that these restrictions might constitute acts of intimidation and reprisals for engaging or attempting to engage with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights.
Alleged victims: 2
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    28 Apr 2023
    Sri Lanka
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
  • torture
Concern on the recently proposed Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) published on 17 March 2023, which represents the latest development of your Excellency’s Government response to the challenges posed by the Prevention of Terrorism Act of 1979 (PTA) and the Rehabilitation Bill passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament on 18 January 2023. This legislation followed previously proposed legislation which sought to establish a Bureau for the Rehabilitation of ‘drug addicts, war warriors, and violent extremists.’ We note that revisions to the Rehabilitation Bill following a decision of the Supreme Court do not adhere in certain regards to fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution, in our view have not remedied the substantive deficiencies of the legislation, and therefore place many of its provisions in direct contradiction with the international human rights law obligations of your Excellency’s Government.
Alleged victims: -
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    27 Apr 2023
    Belarus
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • Belarus
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
  • torture
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the conditions and treatment of detainees at the two penal colonies for women in Belarus, as well as in the Akrestina detention centre. Although the number of women detained in such dire conditions is allegedly larger, this communication focuses on the documented cases of seven women, detained and sentenced on what appear to be politically motivated charges, that suffered irreversible and sometimes life-threatening health deterioration in detention and denial of medical treatment, potentially amounting to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, namely: (1) Maria Kalesnikava, (2) Ksenia Lutskina, (3) Maria Rabkova, (4) Kanovalova Antonina, (5) Redacted, (6) Volha Zalatar, (7) Viktoryia Kulsha.
Alleged victims: 62
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    26 Apr 2023
    Republic of Korea
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • disability
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • older persons
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary restriction of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly of individuals, principally persons with disabilities, protesting against a lack of government funding and public infrastructure for persons with disabilities in the Republic of Korea. We also wish to raise our concerns regarding the reported physical and verbal intimidation and harassment of protesters by security forces during demonstrations, as well as the reported use of verbally intimidating language against the protesters and persons with disabilities by government and municipal officials. We also raise concerns about police investigations into the actions of these protesters, including the case of Mr. Park Kyeong-Seok.
Alleged victims: 1001
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23 Jun 2023
    19 Apr 2023
    Thailand
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
Information received concerning the alleged presence of the Pegasus spyware, developed by the private corporation, NSO Group Technologies (the NSO Group), in devices belonging to at least 35 human rights defenders, academics, political leaders, and activists during the height of nationwide demonstrations from 2020 to 2021 in Thailand.
Alleged victims: 4
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20 Apr 2023 (Ack.)
    17 Apr 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the criminal charge filed against human rights defender Alexei Semyanov in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Alleged victims: 1
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02 May 2023
    12 Apr 2023
    Mr. Amir Khan Muttaqi
    JUA
  • Afghanistan
  • education
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the arbitrary detention of Mr. Matiullah Wesa and Mr Rasoul Parsi Abdi.
Alleged victims: 2
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17 May 2023
    06 Apr 2023
    Brazil
    JAL
  • women and girls
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • torture
Information received concerning intimidation of three women journalists and human rights defenders for covering a case of a girl victim of rape, whose sexual and reproductive health rights have reportedly been violated.
Alleged victims: 3
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    05 Apr 2023
    Chad
    JAL
  • education
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant des allégations d'obstruction arbitraire aux études d'un défenseur des droits humains.
Alleged victims: 1
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    03 Apr 2023
    India
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • terrorism
  • torture
Information received concerning the detention and alleged ill-treatment of human rights defender Muhammad Ahsan Untoo.
Alleged victims: 1
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    31 Mar 2023
    Viet Nam
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning criminal investigation launched by the Long An Police, Long An Province (Viet Nam), against one of the most prominent human rights lawyers and human rights defenders in Viet Nam, Mr. Dang Dinh Manh.
Alleged victims: 1
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    31 Mar 2023
    Mr. Amir Khan Muttaqi
    JAL
  • Afghanistan
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the arbitrary detention of Mr. Behboudi, an international journalist, human rights defender, and documentary-maker focusing on issues such as mass migration, women and minority rights and the co-founder of the independent news website Guiti.
Alleged victims: 1
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    30 Mar 2023
    Indonesia
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning allegations of judicial harassment of human rights defenders, including a prominent human rights lawyer and a leading woman human rights defender, as well as infringement of their freedoms of expression and of association because of their online activism.
Alleged victims: 2
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    29 Mar 2023
    Iraq
    JAL
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information received concerning the harassment and threats, as well as prosecution based on criminal defamation laws against Mr. Sarmad Al Taee, a writer and journalist, Mr. Saadoun Damad, a presenter for Al-Iraqiya TV channel and host of talk show “Al-Mouhayed”, Mr. Mohamed Jabber, presenter for Zagros TV channel and host of talk show “Biwodoh”, and Mr. Ahmed Yahya Issa Rubaye, assistant professor at the Department of Chemistry at Basra university and anti-corruption defender.
Alleged victims: 4
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    27 Mar 2023
    Singapore
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning allegations of judicial harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders and capital defense lawyers defending inmates on death row, including being subjected to punitive cost orders that risk obstructing inmates’ access to legal counsel and right to a fair trial.
Alleged victims: 5
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26 May 2023
    24 Mar 2023
    Qatar
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged intimidation of and cyber-attacks against Mr. Mark Somos, following his communications with various UN human rights bodies regarding alleged human rights violations committed by the State of Qatar against his clients.
Alleged victims: 1
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01 Feb 2024
    24 Mar 2023
    Google LLC
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged intimidation of and cyber-attacks against Mr. Mark Somos, following his communications with various UN human rights bodies regarding alleged human rights violations committed by the State of Qatar against his clients.
Alleged victims: 1
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    24 Mar 2023
    Germany
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged intimidation of and cyber-attacks against Mr. Mark Somos, following his communications with various UN human rights bodies regarding alleged human rights violations committed by the State of Qatar against his clients.
Alleged victims: 1
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17 May 2023
    24 Mar 2023
    Belarus
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • Belarus
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the criminal proceedings against members of Human Rights Center Viasna. Human Rights Center Viasna is a Belarusian non-governmental organization, established in 1996 to help victims of human rights violations. The main goal of the organization is to contribute to the development of the civil society in Belarus, based on the respect of human rights standards.
Alleged victims: 3
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19 May 2023
    21 Mar 2023
    Switzerland
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant les poursuites engagées contre Anja Federer et Lisa Salza pour avoir respectivement exercé leur droit à la liberté de rassemblement pacifique sans autorisation préalable devant les ambassades du Royaume-Uni et de la Fédération de Russie, à Berne.
Alleged victims: 2
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12 May 2023
    21 Mar 2023
    Iraq
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged use of excessive force resulting in the killing and injuring of protesters in the context of December 2022 protests, which sparked in response to the sentencing over alleged social media post of a human rights defender, and the reactivation of arrest warrants against other Tishreen demonstrators.
Alleged victims: -
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07 Jun 2023
    15 Mar 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informacion recivida en relación con presuntas amenazas y agresiones en contra de Berenice Celeita Alayón y Lina Yajaira Peláez Celada, respectivamente directora y miembro del equipo socio-jurídico de la asociación Nomadesc.
Alleged victims: 2
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12 May 2023
12 Jul 2023
    14 Mar 2023
    South Sudan
    JUA
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information concerning the alleged abduction from Nairobi, Kenya, of human rights defender Mr Morris Mabior Awikjok, his alleged enforced deportation to South Sudan, his detention and torture, and the lack of information provided to his family members in Nairobi, Kenya.
Alleged victims: 1
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    10 Mar 2023
    UBS Group AG
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Informations reçues concernant l'escalade présumée des mesures du de-risking (réduction des risques) contre une ONG par les banques suisses UBS Group AG et Banque Cler. Ces mesures auraient eu un impact financier et opérationnel grave sur cette ONG et sur son secteur national, ainsi que sur la jouissance d’autres droits et libertés fondamentales, notamment les droits à la liberté de réunion pacifique et d'association, à la liberté de participer aux affaires publiques, à la liberté d'opinion et d'expression, aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris les droits à la propriété et au travail, ainsi qu’au droit à un procès équitable et à une procédure régulière. 
Alleged victims: -
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27 Apr 2023
    10 Mar 2023
    Switzerland
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Informations reçues concernant l'escalade présumée des mesures du de-risking (réduction des risques) contre une ONG par les banques suisses UBS Group AG et Banque Cler, suite à sa désignation par le gouvernement israélien comme "organisation terroriste" et comme "organisation illégale". Ces mesures auraient eu un impact financier et opérationnel grave sur cette ONG et sur son secteur national, ainsi que sur la jouissance d’autres droits et libertés fondamentales, notamment les droits à la liberté de réunion pacifique et d'association, à la liberté de participer aux affaires publiques, à la liberté d'opinion et d'expression, aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris les droits à la propriété et au travail, ainsi qu’au droit à un procès équitable et à une procédure régulière. Nous attirons l'attention du Gouvernement de votre Excellence sur l'effet particulièrement négatif de ces mesures sur les enfants, garçons et filles.
Alleged victims: -
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27 Apr 2023
    10 Mar 2023
    Mozambique
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information concerning comments on a draft bill on non-profit organizations (NPO) in Mozambique (“the draft NPO law”), introduced to Parliament in October 2022, and currently tabled to be discussed at the parliamentary session starting on 22 February 2023. If adopted into law in its current version, this bill will have serious consequences for the exercise of human rights, including the right to freedom of association, for individuals involved in and benefiting from non-profit organizations in Mozambique.
Alleged victims: -
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    10 Mar 2023
    Indonesia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning a bomb attack perpetrated outside the home of journalist and human rights defender Mr. Victor Mambor.
Alleged victims: 1
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08 May 2023
    10 Mar 2023
    Banque Cler SA
    JAL
  • terrorism
  • business
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
Informations reçues concernant l'escalade présumée des mesures du de-risking (réduction des risques) contre une ONG par les banques suisses UBS Group AG et Banque Cler. Ces mesures auraient eu un impact financier et opérationnel grave sur cette ONG et sur son secteur national, ainsi que sur la jouissance d’autres droits et libertés fondamentales, notamment les droits à la liberté de réunion pacifique et d'association, à la liberté de participer aux affaires publiques, à la liberté d'opinion et d'expression, aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris les droits à la propriété et au travail, ainsi qu’au droit à un procès équitable et à une procédure régulière. 
Alleged victims: -
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    09 Mar 2023
    United Arab Emirates
    JAL
  • Myanmar
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning Telegram, specifically that its services are being used as a vehicle for the dissemination of hate speech and incitement to violence against pro-democracy actors in Myanmar.
Alleged victims: -
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    09 Mar 2023
    Telegram Messenger LPP
    JAL
  • Myanmar
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning Telegram, specifically that its services are being used as a vehicle for the dissemination of hate speech and incitement to violence against pro-democracy actors in Myanmar.
Alleged victims: -
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    08 Mar 2023
    El Salvador
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • environment
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con alegatos de supuesta detención arbitraria contra cinco defensores del medio ambiente.
Alleged victims: 5
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06 May 2023
    07 Mar 2023
    Guinea
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information reçue concernant des allégations de détention arbitraire et de mauvais traitement du défenseur des droits de l’homme M. Mamadou Billo Bah, ainsi que des actes d’intimidation et de persécution envers deux défenseurs des droits de l’homme M. Saikou Yaya Diallo et M. Mouloukou Souleymane Touré.
Alleged victims: 5
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    02 Mar 2023
    Latvia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • international solidarity
  • migrants
Information received concerning the alleged undue use of criminal proceedings against human rights defenders Ieva Raubiško and Egils Grasmanis.
Alleged victims: 2
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28 Apr 2023
    01 Mar 2023
    Serbia
    JAL
  • environment
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning the allegations of arbitrary arrest of 4 environmental defenders, Mr. Dragan Dmitrović, Mr. Nikola Dragosanovic and Mr. Vladimir Božić on 27 September 2022 and Mr. Mladen Vladić on 6 October in the municipality of Majdanpek, Bor region of Serbia. The arrests appear to respond to efforts of the alleged victims to defend their human right to a healthy environment (enshrined in the Serbian Constitution) in the face of mining project with impacts on local people’s health and the environment in terms of air and water pollution.
Alleged victims: 4
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28 Jun 2023
    27 Feb 2023
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the alleged impromptu inspection and dissolution of the Moscow Helsinki Group. The Moscow Helsinki Group (“MHG”) is the oldest Russian human rights organisation. Since 1976, it has been monitoring and documenting human rights violations, providing legal assistance in human rights cases, taking measures to bring Russian legislation and law enforcement practice in line with international human rights obligations, and improving public oversight over the activities of public authorities. The MHG has also been organizing a human rights movement in Russia and protecting other human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 1
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27 Apr 2023
    24 Feb 2023
    Peru
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
  • water and sanitation
Información recibida en relación con el alegado uso excesivo de la fuerza provocando un elevado número de muertes ilícitas, detenciones supuestamente arbitrarias, un caso de desaparición forzada, estigmatización y violaciones al debido proceso en contra de las personas manifestantes durante las protestas que han tenido lugar posterior al 8 de diciembre de 2022. Asimismo, hemos recibido información de la existencia de un elevado número de personas pertenecientes a comunidades indígenas, así como personas campesinas, que parecen haber sido objeto de detenciones supuestamente arbitrarias y asesinatos, así como de la falta de prestación de asistencia médica rápida en el contexto de los hechos mencionados.
Alleged victims: 2
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21 Apr 2023
    23 Feb 2023
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Informacion recivida en relación con la presunta detención arbitraria del defensor de los derechos humanos Francisco González Arredondo.
Alleged victims: 1
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20 Apr 2023
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    20 Feb 2023
    Bangladesh
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning the ongoing prosecution of Ms. Rozina Islam, an investigate journalist for Prothom Alo newspaper.
Alleged victims: 1
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    17 Feb 2023
    Honduras
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • executions
Infomacion recivida en relación con el asesinato del defensor de los derechos humanos Aly Domínguez y otra persona defensora de los derechos humanos.
Alleged victims: 2
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    17 Feb 2023
    Bahrain
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • terrorism
Information received concerning allegations of torture, ill treatment and poor prison conditions of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, including the restriction of communication with family, and deprivation of his right to give power of attorney to his lawyer in court, as required.
Alleged victims: 1
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17 Apr 2023
    16 Feb 2023
    Algeria
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informations reçues concernant la dissolution de l'association La Ligue Algérienne pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme (LADDH) par le tribunal administratif d'Alger dans un procès qui semble ne pas avoir respecté les principes du droit à un procès équitable, et qui s'appuie sur une loi restrictive qui a également visé l’association Rassemblement Actions Jeunesse. Nous souhaiterions également attirer l’attention du Gouvernement de votre Excellence sur des informations reçues concernant des obstacles dans la loi et la pratique à l’engagement des associations auprès des organisations internationales, y compris de l’Organisation des Nations Unies.
Alleged victims: 6
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14 Apr 2023
    14 Feb 2023
    Vinci Construction Grands Projets
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de violations des droits de l'homme concernant le projet de développement urbain et touristique de Mandalika. Les procédures spéciales ont déjà exprimé leurs préoccupations concernant la mise en œuvre de ce projet dans les communications OTH 180/2021 et OTH 20/2022. Nous saisissons cette occasion pour vous remercier de vos réponses à ces communications. Néanmoins, nous restons extrêmement préoccupés par la situation dans la région de Mandalika.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 Apr 2023
    14 Feb 2023
    United States of America
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Information received concerning allegations of human rights violations surrounding the Mandalika urban development and tourism project. Previous concerns have been expressed concerning the implementation of this project by the Special Procedures in AL USA 15/2021. Nevertheless, we remain extremely concerned about the situation in the Mandalika region.
Alleged victims: 1
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    14 Feb 2023
    Spain
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Información recibida en relación con las alegaciones de violaciones de derechos humanos en torno al proyecto de desarrollo urbanístico y turístico de Mandalika. Los Procedimientos Especiales han expresado anteriormente su preocupación por la ejecución de este proyecto en AL ESP 2/2021. Aprovechamos esta oportunidad para agradecer al Gobierno de Su Excelencia sus respuestas a estas comunicaciones. No obstante, seguimos extremadamente preocupados por la situación en la región de Mandalika.
Alleged victims: 1
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14 Apr 2023
    14 Feb 2023
    Indonesia Tourism and Development Corporation - ITDC
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Information received concerning allegations of human rights violations surrounding the Mandalika urban development and tourism project. Previous concerns have been expressed concerning the implementation of this project by the Special Procedures in AL OTH 49/2021. We remain extremely concerned about the situation in the Mandalika region.
Alleged victims: 1
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    14 Feb 2023
    Indonesia
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Information received concerning allegations of human rights violations surrounding the Mandalika urban development and tourism project. Previous concerns have been expressed by the Special Procedures regarding the implementation of this project in AL IDN 5/2021 and AL IDN 1/2022. We take this opportunity to thank your Excellency’s Government for its responses to these communications. Nevertheless, we remain extremely concerned about the situation in the Mandalika region.
Alleged victims: 1
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11 Apr 2023
    14 Feb 2023
    France
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de violations des droits de l'homme concernant le projet de développement urbain et touristique de Mandalika. Les procédures spéciales ont déjà exprimé leurs préoccupations concernant la mise en œuvre de ce projet dans la communication AL FRA 3/2021. Néanmoins, nous restons extrêmement préoccupés par la situation dans la région de Mandalika.
Alleged victims: 1
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    14 Feb 2023
    EBD Paragon
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Information received concerning allegations of human rights violations surrounding the Mandalika urban development and tourism project. Previous concerns have been expressed concerning the implementation of this project by the Special Procedures in AL OTH 179/2021. We remain extremely concerned about the situation in the Mandalika region.
Alleged victims: 1
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    14 Feb 2023
    Dorna Sports
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Información recibida en relación con las alegaciones de violaciones de derechos humanos en torno al proyecto de desarrollo urbanístico y turístico de Mandalika. Los Procedimientos Especiales han expresado anteriormente su preocupación por la ejecución de este proyecto en AL ESP 2/2021. No obstante, seguimos extremadamente preocupados por la situación en la región de Mandalika.
Alleged victims: 1
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    14 Feb 2023
    Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank - AIIB
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Information received concerning allegations of human rights violations surrounding the Mandalika urban development and tourism project. Previous concerns have been expressed concerning the implementation of this project by the Special Procedures in AL OTH 17/2022 and AL OTH 24/2021. We remain extremely concerned about the situation in the Mandalika region.
Alleged victims: 1
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14 Apr 2023
    14 Feb 2023
    Accor
    JAL
  • business
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de violations des droits de l'homme concernant le projet de développement urbain et touristique de Mandalika. Les procédures spéciales ont déjà exprimé leurs préoccupations concernant la mise en œuvre de ce projet dans le document OTH 177/2021. Nous saisissons cette occasion pour vous remercier de vos réponses à cette communication. Néanmoins, nous restons extrêmement préoccupés par la situation dans la région de Mandalika.
Alleged victims: 1
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04 Dec 2023
    13 Feb 2023
    Ternium and San Faustin S.A
    JUA
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Information reçues concernant la disparition des défenseurs des droits de l'homme, Ricardo Lagunes et Antonio Diaz, dans l'État de Michoacán, au Mexique, et le risque imminent pour leurs vies. Ces deux défenseurs ont travaillé en faveur de la protection des droits de l'homme, notamment le droit à un environnement sain et les droits des Peuples Autochtones, dans le cadre des activités extractives de la société Ternium, basée au Luxembourg et appartenant au groupe argentino-italien Techint.
Alleged victims: 2
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13 Apr 2023
    13 Feb 2023
    Techint
    JUA
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con la desaparición de los defensores de derechos humanos, los Sres. Ricardo Lagunes y Antonio Díaz en el Estado de Michoacán, México, y el inminente riesgo para sus vidas. Estos dos defensores han desempeñado una labor de protección de los derechos humanos, incluido el derecho al medio ambiente sano y los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas, en el marco de las actividades extractivas de la empresa Ternium, basada en Luxemburgo, que forma parte del grupo argentino-italiano Techint.
Alleged victims: 2
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22 Feb 2023
    13 Feb 2023
    Mexico
    JUA
  • business
  • disappearances
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con la desaparición de los defensores de derechos humanos, los Sres. Ricardo Lagunes y Antonio Diaz en el Estado de Michoacán, México, y el inminente riesgo para sus vidas. Estos dos defensores han desempeñado una labor de protección de los derechos humanos, incluido el derecho al medio ambiente sano y los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas, en el marco de las actividades extractivas de la empresa Ternium, basada en Luxemburgo, que forma parte del grupo argentino-italiano Techint.
Alleged victims: 2
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    13 Feb 2023
    Luxembourg
    JUA
  • business
  • disappearances
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Informations reçues concernant la disparition des défenseurs des droits de l'homme, Ricardo Lagunes et Antonio Diaz, dans l'État de Michoacán, au Mexique, et le risque imminent pour leurs vies. Ces deux défenseurs ont travaillé en faveur de la protection des droits de l'homme, notamment le droit à un environnement sain et les droits des Peuples Autochtones, dans le cadre des activités extractives de la société Ternium, basée au Luxembourg et appartenant au groupe argentino-italien Techint.
Alleged victims: 2
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06 Apr 2023
    13 Feb 2023
    Argentina
    JUA
  • business
  • disappearances
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
Información recibida en relación con la desaparición de los defensores de derechos humanos, los Sres. Ricardo Lagunes y Antonio Diaz en el Estado de Michoacán, México, y el inminente riesgo para sus vidas. Estos dos defensores han desempeñado una labor de protección de los derechos humanos, incluido el derecho al medio ambiente sano y los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas, en el marco de las actividades extractivas de la empresa Ternium, basada en Luxemburgo, que forma parte del grupo argentino-italiano Techint.
Alleged victims: 2
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17 Apr 2023
    07 Feb 2023
    Italy
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
Information received concerning alleged due process violations and other worrying developments related to the ongoing trial of human rights defenders in Trapani and the regulation of civilian search and rescue in Italy.
Alleged victims: 4
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28 Apr 2023
    07 Feb 2023
    Côte d'Ivoire
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informations reçues concernant l'arrestation et la condamnation des défenseurs des droits de l’homme, Messieurs Kipré Pacome, Diangoné Bi Roland, Dolé Anicet et Séri Romuald.
Alleged victims: 4
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06 Apr 2023
    06 Feb 2023
    Pakistan
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
Information received allegations that the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a civil society organization advocating for human rights in Pakistan, is facing intimidation and harassment in reprisal for its engagement in the fourth cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Pakistan.
Alleged victims: 2
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    30 Jan 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • minority issues
  • torture
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
information we have received concerning Ms. Elham Modarresi, Ms. Pouran Nazemi, Ms. Elham and Mr. Vahid Afkari, Mr. Younes Mashayekhi, Ms. Soha Mortezaei, Ms. Zhina Modares Gorji, Ms. Bahareh Hedayar, Mr. Saeid Madani. Ms. Mozhgan Kavusi, Ms. Raha Asgarizadeh, Ms. Alieh Motalebzadeh, Ms. Sepideh Qoliyan, and Ms. Narges Mohammadi.
Alleged victims: 16
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    27 Jan 2023
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • executions
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disability
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Information received concerning Mr. Mohammad Ghobadlou, a 22-year-old man with a long-term psychosocial disability who has been twice sentenced to death and who may be facing execution imminently.
Alleged victims: 1
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    26 Jan 2023
    Lebanon
    JAL
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Suivi sur le cas de M. Lokman Mohsen Slim, un éminent intellectuel libanais qui aurait été tué le 4 février 2021 au Liban. Nous avons porté cette affaire à l'attention du gouvernement de votre Excellence en mars 2021.
Alleged victims: 1
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    24 Jan 2023
    Eswatini
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the assassination of human rights defender and lawyer Thulani Maseko.
Alleged victims: 1
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06 Feb 2023
    23 Jan 2023
    Tunisia
    JOL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Informations reçues concernant le décret-loi No. 2022-54 relatif à la lutte contre les infractions relatives aux systèmes d’informations et de communication (ci-après « le décret-loi »), adopté le 13 septembre 2022, pour lequel nous exprimons nos profondes préoccupations quant à sa compatibilité avec les normes et standards relatifs aux droits à la liberté de d’expression, de la presse, de l’indépendance des avocats, d’association et à la vie privée. Plus généralement, nous nous préoccupons du fait que cette nouvelle mesure législative, adoptée quelques mois avant les élections législatives, s’inscrit dans une tendance générale de restrictions croissantes aux libertés fondamentales, à la liberté d’expression et au débat libre et pluriel, qui sont les caractéristiques d’une société libre et démocratique.
Alleged victims: -
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    23 Jan 2023
    Tajikistan
    JOL
  • terrorism
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
Information received concerning the following comments on the Law of the Republic of Tajikistan on Combating Terrorism (hereafter “CT Law”) and the Criminal Code of the Republic of Tajikistan (hereafter “Criminal Code”). We respectfully address a number of serious human rights challenges in relation to the definition of terrorism contained in the legislation which, in our view, is overly broad, the negative and disproportionate impact of the legislation on particular groups, on due process, as well as on the exercise of freedom of opinion and expression, and freedom of peaceful assembly and association. We therefore respectfully encourage your Excellency's Government to review and reconsider certain key aspects to ensure that the law complies with Tajikistan's international human rights obligations. We recall that Special Procedures Experts have raised concerns on some of these issues, particularly in relation to the Pamiri minority (communications TJK 1/2022, TJK 2/2022 and TJK 3/2022), to which the Government has not yet responded.
Alleged victims: -
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    23 Jan 2023
    Colombia
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Información recibida en relación con la alegada criminalización de las personas que ejercieron sus derechos de libertad de asociación y reunión, y libertad de expresión durante las protestas que iniciaron en abril de 2021, por medio del uso de tipos penales, entre los que se encuentran terrorismo. Asimismo, por alegadas estigmatizaciones públicas de las protestas, sus participantes y organizadores, irregularidades en los procesos penales, y abuso de las penas así como de la figura de prisión preventiva en el marco de los procesos iniciados.
Alleged victims: 50
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22 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
    20 Jan 2023
    Cambodia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the detention of woman human rights defender Chhim Sithar upon her return to Cambodia.
Alleged victims: 1
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30 May 2023
    16 Jan 2023
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • religion or belief
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • violence against women and girls
Información recibida en relación con actos de violencia, amenazas, hostigamiento, desplazamientos forzado y discriminación en contra de la Sra. Adela Choc Cuz, lider espiritual del pueblo Maya Q´eqchí, así como en contra de miembros de su familia, que parecen estar relacionados con el legítimo ejercicio del derecho a la libertad de religión o de creencia y la defensa de los derechos humanos.
Alleged victims: 4
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    13 Jan 2023
    United States of America
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    TCenergy
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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10 Mar 2023
10 Mar 2023 (Annex)
    13 Jan 2023
    Surerus Murphy Joint Venture
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    SA Energy Group
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Royal Dutch Shell
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Republic of Korea
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to indigenous peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en indigenous peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted indigenous peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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20 Mar 2023
    13 Jan 2023
    Petronas
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Petrochina
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction Inc.
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    O.J. Pipelines Canada
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Netherlands
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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08 Mar 2023
    13 Jan 2023
    Mitsubishi Corporation
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Malaysia
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Macro Spiecapag Joint Venture
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    LNG Canada Joint Venture
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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13 Mar 2023
    13 Jan 2023
    Ledcor Group
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Korea Gas Corporation
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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10 Apr 2023
    13 Jan 2023
    Japan
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to indigenous peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en indigenous peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted indigenous peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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10 Mar 2023
    13 Jan 2023
    China
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to indigenous peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en indigenous peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted indigenous peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    Canada
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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12 May 2023 (Ack.)
    13 Jan 2023
    Alberta Investment Management Corporation
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    13 Jan 2023
    AECON Group Inc.
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
Information received concerning serious risks posed to Indigenous Peoples’ rights in the context of oil and gas projects in British Columbia, Canada. Of particular concern are allegations of ongoing violations and abuses against Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Peoples and communities related to the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, as well as the human rights violations of land rights defenders peacefully demonstrating against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline under construction that was approved in 2018 without the consent of the impacted Indigenous Peoples represented by the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    05 Jan 2023
    Green Invest
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concernant les activités de votre société Green Invest, basée en Belgique, et de sa filiale BUK d.o.o, basée à Istočno Sarajevo, en Bosnie-Herzégovine (BiH). En particulier, le dépôt de trois procès en diffamation contre deux jeunes activistes bosniaques, Mme Sara Tuševljak et Mme Sunčica Kovačević.
Alleged victims: 2
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09 Jan 2023
09 Jan 2023 (Annex)
09 Jan 2023
    05 Jan 2023
    BUK d.o.o.
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the activities of the Belgian-based company Green Invest and its subsidiary BUK d.o.o, based in Istočno Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). In particular, the filing of three defamation lawsuits against two young Bosnian activists, Ms. Sara Tuševljak and Ms. Sunčica Kovačević.
Alleged victims: 2
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    05 Jan 2023
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the activities of the Belgian-based company Green Invest and its subsidiary BUK d.o.o, based in Istočno Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). In particular, the filing of three defamation lawsuits against two young Bosnian activists, Ms. Sara Tuševljak and Ms. Sunčica Kovačević.
Alleged victims: 2
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    05 Jan 2023
    Belgium
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informations reçues concernant les activités de la société Green Invest, basée en Belgique, et de sa filiale BUK d.o.o, basée à Istočno Sarajevo, en Bosnie-Herzégovine (BiH). En particulier, le dépôt de trois procès en diffamation contre deux jeunes activistes bosniaques, Mme Sara Tuševljak et Mme Sunčica Kovačević.
Alleged victims: 2
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17 Mar 2023
    28 Dec 2022
    Somalia
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Somalia
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the detention and charges brought against Mr. Abdalle Ahmed Mumin in relation to the exercise of his right to freedom of expression in the context of his participation in a public event where he read out a statement commenting on public affairs.
Alleged victims: 1
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    28 Dec 2022
    Greece
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
Information received concerning criminal investigations allegedly opened against human rights defenders Panayote Dimitras,Tommy Olsen, Madi Williamson and Ruhi Akhtar.
Alleged victims: 4
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24 Feb 2023
    27 Dec 2022
    Pakistan
    JAL
  • executions
  • disappearances
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
Information received regarding the death in suspicious circumstances of former Senator Usman Kakar and calls by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights and Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) to the Government to investigate the alleged existence of a “kill list” reportedly naming Mr. Kakar as well as several other individuals including Mr. Fazlur Rehman Afridi, Mr. Farhatullah Babar, a former senator, and Ms. Gul Bukhari.
Alleged victims: 4
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    23 Dec 2022
    Kyrgyzstan
    JUA
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the arbitrary arrest and pre-trial detention of peaceful protesters, human rights defenders, climate activists and journalists, including women, seemingly for the legitimate exercise of their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association; the authorities’ alleged and repeated refusal to ensure adequate access to healthcare of those detained reported to be in critical health conditions; and house searches that were carried out without a warrant or a court order.
Alleged victims: 1
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26 Dec 2022
    23 Dec 2022
    Belarus
    JOL
  • Belarus
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • terrorism
Information received concerning amendments to law No. 136-Z "On Citizenship of the Republic of Belarus" allowing for the deprivation of nationality as a punitive measure and the application of the new Criminal Procedure Code provisions on trials in absentia. We have doubts about the compatibility of these legislative provisions and their implementation with the international human rights law obligations binding on Belarus. Namely, in terms of their potential negative impact on the right to a nationality and the right to a fair trial, the denial of which would profoundly affect the enjoyment of all other fundamental rights. Furthermore, there could be a potential intimidatory effect of this legislation purporting to limit the exercise of fundamental freedoms, including those of opinion and expression as well as of peaceful assembly and association by Belarusian nationals abroad, preventing them from uniting in any structures, participating in public actions, or expressing dissenting views and criticism towards the current governance.
Alleged victims: -
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    22 Dec 2022
    Bangladesh
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning an alleged smear campaign against Bangladesh-based human rights organisation Odhikar, as well as acts of intimidation and harassment against its Secretary, Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan. We understand that this campaign may also aim to question the humanitarian procedure of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (hereafter, ‘WGEID’ or ‘Working Group’) as well as the authenticity of the claims brought to it by relatives of the victims and civil society organizations. The allegations received also refer to acts of harassment and intimidation against members of the NGO Maayer Daak (Mothers’ Call).
Alleged victims: 3
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22 Feb 2023
22 Feb 2023 (Annex)
22 Feb 2023 (Annex)
22 Feb 2023 (Annex)
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22 Feb 2023 (Annex)
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    19 Dec 2022
    Thailand
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • housing
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received regarding Mr. Sunai Phasuk and Ms. Waraporn Utairangsee, Thai human rights defenders who are being investigated and charged, respectively, by the Royal Thai Police under Thailand’s Computer Crime Act and Criminal Code for their work on the protection of victims of torture and indigenous rights.
Alleged victims: 2
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03 Jan 2023 (Ack.)
08 May 2023
    19 Dec 2022
    Kyrgyzstan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged criminalisation of Mr. Bolot Temirov, the cancellation of his citizenship, and his deportation from the Kyrgyz Republic, following his journalistic reporting on allegations of corruption.
Alleged victims: 1
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26 Dec 2022
    16 Dec 2022
    Peru
    AL
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación a las presuntas amenazas y actos de hostigamiento contra defensores de los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en la Amazonía peruana.
Alleged victims: 3
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    16 Dec 2022
    Madagascar
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Informations reçues concernant la convocation de Mme. Ketakandriana Rafitoson, directrice exécutive de Transparency International - Initiative Madagascar (TI-MG) et de M. Dominique Rakotomalala, Président de TI-MG, par la police économique, qui fait suite aux deux plaintes déposées par le Groupement des exportateurs de litchis (GEL).
Alleged victims: 2
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    16 Dec 2022
    Bahrain
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary detention and subsequent arrests of four individuals, including three minors, for their participation in anti-normalization protests in Aali, in October 2021; and their conviction in absentia to one-year imprisonment on 31 May 2022.
Alleged victims: 4
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15 Feb 2023
    15 Dec 2022
    Viet Nam
    JUA
  • disappearances
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received regarding the arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and imminent risk of forced return to China by the Vietnamese authorities of Chinese refugee and human rights defender Mr. Guangping Dong. At the time of writing the present communication, his fate and whereabouts continue to be unknown.
Alleged victims: 1
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15 Mar 2023
    09 Dec 2022
    Zimbabwe
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • torture
Information concerning the successive assaults and detentions carried out against Mr. Douglas James Coltart by Zimbabwean police and security forces, in connection with the legitimate exercise of his professional activities.
Alleged victims: 1
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    09 Dec 2022
    Uganda
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • violence against women and girls
Information concerning Ms. Esther Alexandra Marinos and Mr. Mushldi Zalqaw Mutebi, who were allegedly subjected to enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention, torture and ill-treatment, including physical and sexual assault by members of the Ugandan security forces. We are also concerned about information received concerning journalist Mr. Lawrence Kitatta, who is subjected to harassment, intimidation and retaliation for his journalistic work.
Alleged victims: 3
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    09 Dec 2022
    Mexico
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
Información recibida en relación con los asesinatos de las señoras Esmeralda Gallardo Sánchez y María del Carmen Vázquez, dos mujeres buscadoras de personas desaparecidas en México, los que se enmarcarían en un contexto de crecientes agresiones en contra de familiares y colectivos de búsqueda de personas desaparecidas en el país.
Alleged victims: 2
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09 Feb 2023
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    01 Dec 2022
    Thailand
    JAL
  • housing
  • climate change
  • environment
  • food
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • poverty
  • racism
Information received concerning the threat of forced evictions of 14 Isan minority members (9 women, 5 men), who are also land-right defenders, from their lands and homes in the Sab Wai village, situated in the Sai Thong National Park, under forest conservation policies and legislation. The eviction orders have been issued in the context of the Government’s climate change mitigation action without the provision of alternative accommodation and productive land, nor adequate compensation. Allegedly, the national strategy to address the adverse effects of climate change pursues “false solutions” that are resulting in practice in the criminalization and impoverishment of poor small-scale farmers who depend on forests for their livelihoods, while the need to reform the energy sector is neglected.
Alleged victims: 1
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07 Dec 2022 (Ack.)
    01 Dec 2022
    China
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • arbitrary Detention
  • human rights defenders
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of denial of legal assistance, torture and ill-treatment, incommunicado detention and enforced disappearance of Ms. Xueqin Huang, Mr. Jianbing Wang, Ms. Fangmei He, Mr. Maodong Yang and Mr. Jitian Tang; and that with the exception of one of these 5 cases, at the time of writing this letter the families of these persons have not received accurate and official information regarding their whereabouts, their health status and well-being, and have not been allowed full and unrestricted access to the detainees after they were detained.
Alleged victims: 5
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10 Jan 2023
    30 Nov 2022
    Saudi Arabia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
Information concerning the continued alleged arbitrary detention after their expiry of their sentences of Mr. Mohammad al-Rabiah, Mr. Issa Al-Nukhaifi and the risk to life and health of Dr. Mohammad al-Qahtani toward the end of his sentence.
Alleged victims: 3
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30 Jan 2023
    30 Nov 2022
    Russian Federation
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information regarding the implementation of the Federal Law No. 121-FZ dated 20 July 2012 (“Foreign Agents Law”) with subsequent amendments. We particularly express concern that the measures adopted in the Foreign Agents Law do not conform with your Excellency’s Government’s international legal human rights obligations, in particular with regard to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Specifically, we are concerned that the law and its amendments infringe on a number of fundamental human rights and that do not meet the required thresholds of necessity, proportionality and non-discrimination under international law.
Alleged victims: -
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13 Feb 2023
    29 Nov 2022
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JAL
  • albinism
  • disability
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant M. Juvenal Lushule Ntawiniga, un homme de 52 ans atteint d'albinisme originaire du Sud-Kivu, est le coordinateur de l'Association pour la promotion et l'inclusion des albinos (APIA) et est marié et père de deux enfants. Il est victime d'une tentative d'agression et d'enlèvement en raison de son travail de défenseur des droits humains des personnes atteintes d'albinisme. Il n'a pas été en mesure de rester à son domicile par peur des attaques.
Alleged victims: 1
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    29 Nov 2022
    Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
    AL
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación con el presunto uso indebido del derecho penal contra el defensor de los derechos humanos Sr. Waldo Albarracín Sánchez, así que amenazas y actos de hostigamiento en su contra.
Alleged victims: 1
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27 Jan 2023
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    28 Nov 2022
    India
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • executions
Information received regarding the investigation into the death of environmental human rights defender Mr. R. Jaganathan.
Alleged victims: 1
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    23 Nov 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of human rights defender, Ms. Pouran Nazemi, her subsequent ill-treatment, critical health condition and medical neglect.
Alleged victims: 1
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22 Feb 2023
    23 Nov 2022
    Gambia
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received concerning allegations that the authorities have not taken adequate measures to conduct forensic investigations in line with the international standards laid out in the Minnesota Protocol in order to determine the fate and whereabouts of persons forcibly disappeared between July 1994 to January 2017. Furthermore, concerns are raised about the delay in putting in place accountability measures for bringing all perpetrators to justice and to provide victims and their families with effective remedy and reparations. We are also raising concern about the verbal attacks and threats made against Ms. Isatou Ayeshah Jammeh, a victim of human rights violations and human rights defender.
Alleged victims: 1
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    17 Nov 2022
    Singapore
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received regarding the investigation into the activities of human rights defenders Kirsten Han and Rocky Howe allegedly in connection with the exercise of their fundamental freedoms advocating against the use of the death penalty in Singapore.
Alleged victims: 2
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17 Jan 2023
    17 Nov 2022
    Belarus
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • Belarus
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • health
Information received concerning the administrative detention of Mr. Uladzimir Tseliapun and Ms. Nasta Loika.
Alleged victims: 2
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01 Feb 2023
    16 Nov 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of human rights defender, Mr. Hossein Ronaghi, his subsequent ill-treatment, critical health condition and medical neglect, and the arrest and charges amounting to death penalty against Saman Yasin, a rapper and activist.
Alleged victims: 2
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14 Apr 2023
    11 Nov 2022
    Egypt
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
Information received concerning the repeated enforced disappearance, torture and ill treatment, and medical negligence, of human rights defender, Dr. Ahmed Shawky Abdelsattar Mohamed Amasha.
Alleged victims: 1
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    10 Nov 2022
    Belarus
    JAL
  • Belarus
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning the allegations of arbitrary arrest of 4 trade union leaders, including Mr. Aliaksandr Yarashuk, Mr. Hennadz Fiadynich and Mr. Vasil Berasneu on 19 April 2022, and their lengthy pre-trial detention in state custody in violation of the international human rights norms binding Belarus. Moreover, we are concerned about the imminent threats to their health and life due to inadequate detention conditions and lack of access to necessary and proper medical care in detention.
Alleged victims: 4
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    07 Nov 2022
    Nicaragua
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Información recibida en relación con la denegación de entrada a Nicaragua supuestamente impuesta a la Sra. Anexa Brendalee Alfred Cunningham, de nacionalidad nicaragüense, después que la defensora de derechos humanos y de los derechos de los pueblos indígenas viajó a Ginebra (Suiza), en julio 2022, en misión oficial como parte del Mecanismo de Expertos sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas de la ONU.
Alleged victims: 1
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    03 Nov 2022
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • torture
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information concerning the arrest and detention of Dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı, a leading forensic medical practitioner and anti-torture and human rights expert by the Turkish authorities in connection with her exercise of free expression.
Alleged victims: 1
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    03 Nov 2022
    Kyrgyzstan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • privacy
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Information received concerning the alleged privacy violations, harassment, and ban on entry to Kyrgyzstan imposed on human rights defender Mr. Sergey Marinin, in connection with his legitimate human rights work.
Alleged victims: 1
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    03 Nov 2022
    Chad
    JUA
  • torture
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
Informations reçues concernant de graves allégations d'usage excessif et létal de la force dans le cadre de manifestations opposées à la prolongation de la période de transition; ces allégations faisant état de 80 morts, d'arrestations et détentions arbitraires, de disparitions forcées et de tortures de manifestants pacifiques, de défenseurs des droits de l’homme et de journalistes.
Alleged victims: 18
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02 Jan 2023 (Ack.)
03 Jan 2023
16 Jan 2023
    02 Nov 2022
    Viet Nam
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
  • torture
18 Vietnamese human rights defenders, journalists, and activists, who have been allegedly arbitrarily arrested and deprived of their liberty for ostensibly exercising their right to freedom of expression and opinion, sentenced based on vague legal provisions, and in some cases, allegedly subjected to torture and other forms of ill-treatment during pretrial detention
Alleged victims: 18
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06 Apr 2023
    01 Nov 2022
    Guatemala
    JOL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
Preocupación ante la intención del Congreso de la República de Guatemala de convertir en ley la iniciativa número 6076 titulada “Ley para el fortalecimiento de las fuerzas de seguridad pública y el ejército de Guatemala”.
Alleged victims: -
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04 Nov 2022
    31 Oct 2022
    Iraq
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • human rights defenders
Information received concerning Mr. Mohammad Jumaa an Iraqi human rights lawyer who is, most notably, providing legal assistance to women victims of domestic violence. Since August 2022, he has been subject to disciplinary proceedings after speaking out on women’s rights issues.
Alleged victims: 1
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    26 Oct 2022
    India
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged illegal arrest and ill-treatment of the human rights defender and journalist Rupesh Kumar Singh.
Alleged victims: 1
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    20 Oct 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • minority issues
  • torture
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning ongoing excessive and lethal use of force by Iranian security forces against protesters demonstrating in response to the death of Mahsa Amini on 16 September 2022, who died after she was detained by the Gasht-e-Ershad (Guidance Patrol) for allegedly not complying with Iran’s compulsory veiling laws. The information refers to a continuous crackdown on civil society by the Iranian authorities, the use of live ammunitions against protesters, sexual and gender-based violence against women, arbitrary arrests, torture, extrajudicial executions and other unlawful killings, as well as the disruption of the Internet, preventing access to and the sharing of information on the protests.
Alleged victims: 3
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    19 Oct 2022
    United States of America
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Information received regarding the alleged continuing actual and potential human rights impacts of the Mayan Train Development Project (the Project) and the lack of substantive measures from the Mexican Government and involved businesses to prevent, mitigate and redress them.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    Spain
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Mayaen materia de derechos humanos, , involucranda empresas domiciliadas en Espana , y la falta de medidas significativas por parte del Gobierno Mexicano y las empresas para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas.
Alleged victims: -
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15 Dec 2022
    19 Oct 2022
    Operadora Cisca y Casco
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con las afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Maya en materia de derechos humanos y la falta de medidas significativas por parte del Gobierno Mexicano y las empresas involucradas para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas.
Alleged victims: -
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22 Nov 2022
    19 Oct 2022
    Mota-Engil
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con las afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Maya en materia de derechos humanos y la falta de medidas significativas por parte del Gobierno y las empresas para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    Mexico
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida sobre la continuación de las afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Maya en materia de derechos humanos y la falta de medidas significativas por parte del Gobierno para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas.
Alleged victims: -
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08 Dec 2022
    19 Oct 2022
    JP Morgan
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Information received regarding the actual and potential human rights impacts of the Mayan Train Development Project and the lack of meaningful measures from the Mexican Government and the involved businesses to prevent, mitigate and redress them.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    Grupo Indi
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con las afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Maya en materia de derechos humanos y la falta de medidas significativas por parte del Gobierno Mexicano y de las empresas involucradas para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    Grupo Azvi
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida en relación a la continuación de las afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Maya en materia de derechos humanos y la falta de medidas sustantivas por parte del Gobierno Mexicano y de las empresas involucradas para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas. En septiembre de 2020, varios de las y los expertos de la ONU que le dirigen esa carta ya habían manifestado su preocupación en relación con los posibles impactos del proyecto para los Pueblos y comunidades Indígenas.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    FCC Construcción
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con las afectaciones reales y potenciales del Proyecto de Desarrollo del Tren Maya en materia de derechos humanos y la falta de medidas significativas por parte del Gobierno Mexicano y de las empresas involucradas para prevenir, mitigar y repararlas.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    China Communications Construction Company, Ltd.
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Information received concerning the alleged continuing actual and potential human rights impacts of the Mayan Train Development Project (the Project) and the lack of substantive measures from the Mexican Government and involved businesses to prevent, mitigate and redress them.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    China
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Information received regarding the actual and potential human rights impacts of the Mayan Train Development Project and the lack of meaningful measures from the government of Mexico and the involved businesses to prevent, mitigate and redress them.
Alleged victims: -
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    19 Oct 2022
    BlackRock Inc.
    JAL
  • business
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • racism
Information received regarding the actual and potential human rights impacts of the Mayan Train Development Project and the lack of meaningful measures from the Mexican Government and involved businesses to prevent, mitigate and redress them.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Oct 2022
    Viet Nam
    JAL
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • arbitrary Detention
  • cultural rights
  • education
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • religion or belief
Information concerning the alleged failure of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to recognize the right to self-determination of the Khmer Krom Indigenous Peoples who live mainly in the Mekong Delta region, in the South-West of Viet Nam, as well as the alleged violation of their rights to freedom of expression, association, health, food, water, housing, a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment, freedom of religion or belief, as well as their linguistic and cultural rights.
Alleged victims: 5
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10 May 2023
    17 Oct 2022
    Mexico
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
Información recibida en relación con los asesinatos de numerosos periodistas que podrían estar relacionados con su actividad periodística desde el principio del año vigente.
Alleged victims: 7
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14 Dec 2022
    13 Oct 2022
    Peru
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • violence against women and girls
Información recibida en relación con la criminalización del ejercicio legítimo de la labor de defensa de los derechos humanos a través del uso indebido del derecho administrativo o penal.
Alleged victims: 1
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28 Mar 2023
    12 Oct 2022
    Guinea
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informations reçues concernant des allégations de détention arbitraire des défenseurs des droits humains Oumar Sylla et Ibrahima Diallo. Nous aimerions soulever également d’autres préoccupations concernant des allégations de dissolution sans fondement juridique du Front national pour la défense de la Constitution (FNDC).
Alleged victims: 2
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    06 Oct 2022
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • minority issues
  • toxics and human rights
Information received concerning the intimidation of Ms.Yana Tannagasheva during the 15th session of Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMPRIP) of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.
Alleged victims: 1
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    06 Oct 2022
    Peru
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida en relación con el asesinato y la intimidación, amenazas y hostigamiento contra líderes indígenas y personas defensoras de los derechos a la tierra y el medio ambiente en el departamento amazónico de Ucayali.
Alleged victims: 2
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19 May 2023
    06 Oct 2022
    Jordan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the investigation of and charges of economic crimes against human rights defender, Ms. Nisreen Zureikat.
Alleged victims: 1
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05 Dec 2022
    06 Oct 2022
    Honduras
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
Información recibida en relación con la presunta criminalización de personas defensoras de los derechos del pueblo Garífuna.
Alleged victims: 2
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07 Feb 2023
    04 Oct 2022
    Tajikistan
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • terrorism
Information concerning the alleged arbitrary detention of two additional human rights defenders and representatives of the Pamiri minority in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous (GBAO) Region, Mr. Khursand Mamadshoev and Mr. Faromuz Irgashov, as well as updated information regarding the alleged arbitrary detention of human rights defenders, Mr. Manuchehr Kholiknazarov, and Ms. Ulfathonim Mamadshoeva.
Alleged victims: 4
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15 May 2023
    04 Oct 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Information received concerning the arrest, detention, imprisonment and deterioration of the health condition of human rights defender Mr. Behnam Mousivand, who is currently on hunger strike to protest his detention conditions and his transfer to a prison in a distant location from his family.
Alleged victims: 1
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27 Jan 2023
    03 Oct 2022
    Uganda
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
information concerning the forced closure of human rights organisation Sexual Minorities Uganda.
Alleged victims: 2
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    30 Sep 2022
    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
    JAL
  • climate change
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information received concerning undue restrictions on civil society participation in the 27th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), which will be held in Sharm el Sheikh in November 2022.
Alleged victims: -
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10 Feb 2023
    30 Sep 2022
    Egypt
    JAL
  • climate change
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information received concerning undue restrictions on civil society participation in the 27th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), which will be held in Sharm el Sheikh in November 2022.
Alleged victims: -
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    23 Sep 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • women and girls
Information received regarding the detention of four women human rights defenders, members of The Call of the Iranian Women NGO.
Alleged victims: 4
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28 Nov 2022
    23 Sep 2022
    China
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
Information received concerning the detention and prosecution of human rights defender and lawyer Chang Weiping. Mr. Chang Weiping is a human rights defender and lawyer from Baoji City, Shanxi Province. He has been a vocal advocate for the rights of lawyers in China and the rule of law. In his work as a lawyer, he has defended other human rights defenders and provided pro bono legal counsel for victims of defective vaccines, as well as women, LGBT persons, and persons living with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B who face discrimination in the workplace.
Alleged victims: 1
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28 Nov 2022
    22 Sep 2022
    India
    JAL
  • violence against women and girls
  • cultural rights
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • privacy
  • religion or belief
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the systematic and serious risk of gender-based violence online that three Indian women belonging to the Muslim religious minority have been experiencing.
Alleged victims: 3
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    21 Sep 2022
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information concerning the continued detention of Mr. Osman Kavala in light of the judgement of the European Court of Human Rights ordering his release and subsequent infringement proceedings against Türkiye in this regard.
Alleged victims: 1
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10 Nov 2022
    20 Sep 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the alleged denial of the enjoyment of human rights to life; liberty and security of person, including freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention; freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment; the right to a fair trial; and the right to freedom from discrimination on the basis of political or other opinion, sex, or other status, including sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.
Alleged victims: 2
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08 Feb 2023
14 Apr 2023
    16 Sep 2022
    Türkiye
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • minority issues
  • terrorism
Information received regarding arrest, detention, criminal prosecution, and subsequent treatment of Bilal Yıldız in state custody, in connection with his activities in support of displaced people, particularly Kurdish and other minorities, in Türkiye.
Alleged victims: 1
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15 Nov 2022
    16 Sep 2022
    Mozambique
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received regarding threats by unknown individuals against Mr. Adriano Nuvunga.
Alleged victims: 1
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    15 Sep 2022
    Algeria
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Informations reçues concernant l'arrestation, la détention et les accusations portées contre le défenseur des droits humains Zakaria 'Zaki' Hannache.
Alleged victims: 1
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14 Nov 2022
    09 Sep 2022
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information concerning the alleged arbitrary arrest and administrative charges against Mr. Edem Semedliaev, Ms. Emine Avamileva, and two other persons, as well as the alleged arbitrary detention of the latter three, all of which was reportedly in connection with their legitimate human rights work, exercise of their legal profession and the freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: 4
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09 Nov 2022
    07 Sep 2022
    Russian Federation
    AL
  • human rights defenders
Information concerning the alleged criminalisation of Ms. Izabella Evloeva and harassment of her parents in connection with her legitimate human rights work and the exercise of the freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: 1
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31 Oct 2022
    06 Sep 2022
    Mongolia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
Information concerning the threat of arrest of a human rights defender.
Alleged victims: 1
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02 Nov 2022
    02 Sep 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
Information received concerning the detention and sentencing of Messrs. Abbas Dehghan, Kasra Nouri, Mostafa Abdi, and Mohammad Sharifi Moghadam, members of the Gonabadi Dervish religious minority, following their participation in protests by Gonabadi Dervishes in February 2018, and in connection with their human rights and media work.
Alleged victims: 4
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28 Nov 2022
    31 Aug 2022
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • human rights defenders
Information concerning the disbarment of three Ukrainian human rights lawyers, Ms. Lilia Ibrahimovna Hemedzhy, Nazim Nuriievych Sheikhmambetov, and Rustem Nuriievych Kiamelev, allegedly as a result of the legitimate exercise of the legal profession.
Alleged victims: 3
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09 Sep 2022
    30 Aug 2022
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance of Ms. Irina Danilovich, her alleged arbitrary detention, ill-treatment, criminalisation, home search and seizure of her electronic devices and documents, as well as her designation as a “mass media foreign agent”, all of which was reportedly in connection with her legitimate human rights work and the exercise of the freedom of expression.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Sep 2022
    29 Aug 2022
    Sudan
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Information concerning the repeated allegations of sexual harassment and sexual abuse by the security forces against women and girls in the context of peaceful demonstrations, as well as of the continuous allegations of killing and injuring of individuals due to the use of unlawful and excessive force against peaceful protesters, and the use of lethal force; alleged arbitrary detention of activists, human rights defenders and individuals associated with the demonstrations, including of children; attacks on medical facilities obstructing the injured protesters access to health; and prolonged internet shutdowns to prevent access to information ahead of and during demonstrations. Additionally, we would like to bring to your attention concerns related to the increase of sexual and gender-based violence against women in the conflict affected-areas, as the insecurity has increased since the military coup of 25 October 2021 in Sudan. We are concerned that these continuous violations, conducted with impunity, in addition to constituting serious human rights violations, also severely restrict the civic space and create a hostile environment for the participation in public affairs, especially for women and girls.
Alleged victims: 1
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    29 Aug 2022
    Samling Group
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning an alleged strategic lawsuit against public participation launched against the human rights organisation SAVE Rivers.
Alleged victims: 1
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15 Sep 2022
08 Nov 2022
    29 Aug 2022
    Malaysia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning an alleged strategic lawsuit against public participation launched against the human rights organisation SAVE Rivers.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Sep 2022 (Ack.)
    22 Aug 2022
    Russian Federation
    JUA
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • health
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information concerning the continued detention and criminalisation of Mrs. Zarema Musaeva, allegedly in relation to the legitimate human rights work of her son, human rights defender Mr. Abubakar Iangulbaev, as well as the lack of protective measures despite the death threats from the local public officials and the lack of specialised medical care in detention.
Alleged victims: 2
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14 Oct 2022
    19 Aug 2022
    Madagascar
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
Informations concernant le meurtre de M. Henri Rakotoarisoa, leader local très respecté, militant de la conservation de l'environnement et défenseur des droits humains. M. Rakotoarisoa dénonçait l'exploitation forestière illégale et la destruction des forêts dans sa région et appelait à une meilleure gestion environnementale de la forêt de Beparasy.
Alleged victims: 1
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    17 Aug 2022
    Libya
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • migrants
Information received concerning the alleged attacks, detention and ill-treatment of human rights defenders who provide humanitarian assistance to migrants, asylum seekers and refugees and support their rights.
Alleged victims: -
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    12 Aug 2022
    Nicaragua
    JUA
  • arbitrary Detention
  • executions
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • older persons
  • terrorism
  • violence against women and girls
  • women and girls
Información recibida relación con las defensoras de derechos humanos privadas de la libertad Sra. Nidia Lorena Barbosa Castillo, Sra. Rusia Evelyn Pinto Centeno y Sra. María Esperanza Sánchez García, que se encuentran en grave estado de salud y cuya vida podría correr peligro si no reciben atención médica especializada urgente. Su detención y el acceso estrechamente limitado a la atención médica se producirían en el contexto más amplio de condiciones carcelarias inadecuadas de personas detenidas arbitrariamente en Nicaragua.
Alleged victims: 3
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    10 Aug 2022
    Israel
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the alleged ill-treatment and arbitrary detention of Mr. Salah Hammouri. This incident is the latest in a broader series of events related to the misuse of national administrative and criminal law proceedings against the human rights defender, which is notable and deeply concerning in its persecutory nature.
Alleged victims: 1
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    09 Aug 2022
    Egypt
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disappearances
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the violations of due process and fair trial standards in the arrest and sentencing of Mr. Moaaz Al-Sharqawy by Egypt’s Emergency State Security Court in May 2022; as well as his enforced disappearance, torture and ill-treatment in 2018; and the continued inclusion of his name in the terrorist watch list despite lack of evidence.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Feb 2023
    04 Aug 2022
    Philippines
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
Information received concerning the arrest and detention of environmental woman human rights defender Ms. Vertudez “Daisy” Macapanpan.
Alleged victims: 1
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06 Oct 2022
    04 Aug 2022
    Egypt
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the alleged intimidation and retaliation against Mr. Abdelrahman Mahmoud, also known as Abdelrahman Ayyash in relation to his work on the human rights situation in Egypt.
Alleged victims: 1
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    03 Aug 2022
    Sudan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
Information received concerning the excessive use of force by armed militia against human rights defenders in West Darfur, Sudan that resulted in the killing of three human rights defenders, Youseif Yagoub Ahmed, Mohamed Ibrahim Yahya and Mohamed Eldai Musa. The three were active in documenting human rights violations in the Jebel Moon region of West Darfur.
Alleged victims: 3
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    03 Aug 2022
    Sri Lanka
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • arbitrary Detention
  • development
  • food
  • foreign debt
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
  • international order
  • terrorism
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received the excessive and lethal use of force against protesters amid large scale daily demonstrations since 16 March 2022 that started in Colombo city and spread to other areas in Sri Lanka, in response to fiscal mismanagement of the debt crisis rising inflation, shortages of fuel and essential goods and prolonged power cuts as a result of a scarcity of foreign exchange. We would like to bring further attention to reports we’ve received on the subsequent arrests and arbitrary detention of peaceful protesters, human rights defenders, activists and journalists, seemingly for the legitimate exercise of their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, as well as to freedom of expression and of opinion.
Alleged victims: 1
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    29 Jul 2022
    United States of America
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Information received regarding the alleged misuse of the judicial system by the palm oil company Energy & Palma against four Afro-descendant community leaders and human rights defenders of the Barranquilla de San Javier Community, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador: Antonio Olivero Mina Caicedo, Luis Fernando Quintero Mina, Andrés Humberto Arce Quintero and Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo for exercising their right to protest, collective defence of the territory and the environment.
Alleged victims: 4
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    29 Jul 2022
    Switzerland
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Information reçue concernant l’usage abusif presumé du système judiciaire par la société d'huile de palme Energy & Palma, dont Nestle s’approvisionne, contre quatre dirigeants communautaires afro-descendants et défenseurs des droits de l'homme de la communauté de Barranquilla de San Javier, dans la province d'Esmeraldas, en Équateur - Antonio Olivero Mina Caicedo, Luis Fernando Quintero Mina, Andrés Humberto Arce Quintero et Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo Caicedo – en raison de l’exercice de leur droit a la liberte de protestation, de défense collective du territoire et de l'environnement.
Alleged victims: 4
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21 Sep 2022
    29 Jul 2022
    Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil - RSPO
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Information received concerning the alleged misuse of the judicial system by the palm oil company Energy & Palma against four Afro-descendant community leaders and human rights defenders of the Barranquilla de San Javier Community, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador: Antonio Olivero Mina Caicedo, Luis Fernando Quintero Mina, Andrés Humberto Arce Quintero and Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo for exercising their right to protest, collective defence of the territory and the environment.
Alleged victims: 4
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    29 Jul 2022
    PepsiCo.
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Information received regarding the alleged misuse of the judicial system by the palm oil company Energy & Palma against four Afro-descendant community leaders and human rights defenders of the Barranquilla de San Javier Community, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador: Antonio Olivero Mina Caicedo, Luis Fernando Quintero Mina, Andrés Humberto Arce Quintero and Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo for exercising their right to protest, collective defence of the territory and the environment.
Alleged victims: 4
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25 Aug 2022
    29 Jul 2022
    Nestlé
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Information received concerning the alleged misuse of the judicial system by the palm oil company Energy & Palma against four Afro-descendant community leaders and human rights defenders of the Barranquilla de San Javier Community, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador: Antonio Olivero Mina Caicedo, Luis Fernando Quintero Mina, Andrés Humberto Arce Quintero and Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo for exercising their right to protest, collective defence of the territory and the environment.
Alleged victims: 4
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31 Aug 2022
    29 Jul 2022
    La Fabril
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con el presunto uso indebido del sistema judicial por parte de la empresa de aceite de palma Energy & Palma contra cuatro líderes comunitarios afro descendientes y defensores de los derechos humanos de la Comunidad Barranquilla de San Javier, provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, por ejercer su derecho a la protesta, la defensa colectiva del territorio y del medio ambiente.
Alleged victims: 4
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    29 Jul 2022
    India
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • executions
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism
  • truth
  • justice
  • reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
Information received concerning the continued lack of identification and preservation of unmarked and mass grave sites in Indian-administered Kashmir, including the failure to conduct forensic investigations, search processes for the forcibly disappeared, and the lack of progress in identifying the remains of individuals buried in these graves in accordance with international standards.
Alleged victims: -
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26 Sep 2022 (Ack.)
    29 Jul 2022
    General Mills
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Information received regarding the alleged misuse of the judicial system by the palm oil company Energy & Palma against four Afro-descendant community leaders and human rights defenders of the Barranquilla de San Javier Community, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador: Antonio Olivero Mina Caicedo, Luis Fernando Quintero Mina, Andrés Humberto Arce Quintero and Néstor Javier Caicedo Caicedo.
Alleged victims: 4
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    29 Jul 2022
    Energy&Palma
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
Información recibida en relación con el presunto uso indebido del sistema judicial por parte de la empresa de aceite de palma Energy & Palma contra cuatro líderes comunitarios afro descendientes y defensores de los derechos humanos de la Comunidad Barranquilla de San Javier, provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, por ejercer su derecho a la protesta, la defensa colectiva del territorio y del medio ambiente.
Alleged victims: 4
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    29 Jul 2022
    Ecuador
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
  • racism
Presunto uso indebido del sistema judicial por parte de la empresa de aceite de palma Energy & Palma, del Grupo La Fabril, contra cuatro líderes comunitarios afro descendientes y defensores de los derechos humanos de la Comunidad Barranquilla de San Javier, provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, por ejercer su derecho a la protesta, la defensa colectiva del territorio y del medio ambiente.
Alleged victims: 4
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30 Oct 2022
    26 Jul 2022
    Pakistan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Information received regarding the threatening at gunpoint of trans woman human rights defender, Ms. Nayyab Ali by a police officer, and the subsequent threats she is facing.
Alleged victims: 1
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    26 Jul 2022
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • independence of judges and lawyers
  • violence against women
Información recibida sobre el proceso de criminalización en contra de la defensora de derechos humanos Claudia Paz y Paz y otros hechos en contra de defensoras de derechos humanos que trabajan en el ámbito de la justicia en Guatemala.
Alleged victims: 1
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26 Sep 2022
    25 Jul 2022
    Nicaragua
    JAL
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • cultural rights
  • development
  • environment
  • food
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
  • minority issues
  • religion or belief
  • terrorism
  • women and girls
Información recibida sobre los alegatos de severas limitaciones al derecho a la libertad de asociación a través de la cancelación de la personalidad jurídica de al menos 700 organizaciones de la sociedad civil desde 2018, de ellas, 487 asociaciones solo en junio del año en curso.
Alleged victims: 6
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    22 Jul 2022
    Smurfit-Kappa
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning acts of harassment and intimidation targeting human rights defender and Misak indigenous leader Pedro José Velasco Tumiña and the activities of the Irish company Smurfit-Kappa in Colombia.
Alleged victims: 1
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    22 Jul 2022
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida sobre el asesinato de los defensores de derechos humanos y sacerdotes jesuitas Joaquín César Mora Salazar y Javier Campos Morales.
Alleged victims: 2
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20 Sep 2022
    22 Jul 2022
    Ireland
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • indigenous peoples
Information concerning acts of harassment and intimidation targeting human rights defender and Misak indigenous leader Pedro José Velasco Tumiña and the activities of the Irish company Smurfit-Kappa in Colombia.
Alleged victims: 1
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19 Sep 2022
    22 Jul 2022
    Cartón de Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida en relación con actos de hostigamiento y intimidación contra el defensor de los derechos humanos y líder indígena Misak Pedro José Velasco Tumiña.
Alleged victims: 1
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    20 Jul 2022
    Guatemala
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida en relación con la criminalización y el uso indebido del derecho penal contra Jorge Coc Coc y Marcelino Xol Cucul personas defensoras de la tierra y de los derechos humanos.
Alleged victims: 2
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22 Sep 2022
    19 Jul 2022
    Kyrgyzstan
    JAL
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
Information received about the arbitrary arrest and judicial harassment of Mr. Bolot Temirov and Mr. Bolot Nazarov. Mr. Bolot Temirov is an investigative journalist and the founder of Temirov Live, a YouTube channel through which he reports on alleged cases of state corruption. Mr. Bolot Nazarov is a musician, poet and human rights defender. He supports the investigative work of Temirov Live and publishes songs about these investigations on his own social media channels.
Alleged victims: 2
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26 Dec 2022
    19 Jul 2022
    Greece
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • international solidarity
  • migrants
Information received concerning smears and threats directed at human rights defender Iasonas Apostolopoulos.
Alleged victims: 1
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13 Sep 2022
    19 Jul 2022
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information reçue concernant la sécurité de la défenseuse des droits humains Mme. Miriam Furaha.
Alleged victims: 1
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    19 Jul 2022
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida en relación con actos de hostigamiento e intimidación contra el defensor de los derechos humanos y líder indígena Misak Pedro José Velasco Tumiña.
Alleged victims: 1
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16 Sep 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Power Company Limited
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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30 Aug 2022
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25 Oct 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Thanachart Bank
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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25 Oct 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    SK Engineering Construction
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co. Ltd.
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    RATCH Group Public Company Limited
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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25 Jul 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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16 Sep 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Lao Holding State Enterprise
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Krungthai Bank
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Korean Re
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Korean Development Bank
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Korea Western Power Co., Ltd.
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Korea Electric Power Corporation
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    International Finance Corporation
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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12 Sep 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Export-Import Bank of Thailand
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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26 Sep 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Export-Import Bank of Korea
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Electricité du Lao
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    Bank of Ayudhya
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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16 Sep 2022
    18 Jul 2022
    Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte. Ltd
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    AON Thailand
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    18 Jul 2022
    American International Group (AIG)
    JAL
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • poverty
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, otherwise affected people and communities of the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    15 Jul 2022
    United States of America
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, that is, the people and communities affected by the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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30 Dec 2022 (Ack.)
    15 Jul 2022
    Thailand
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, that is, the people and communities affected by the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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19 Jul 2022 (Ack.)
    15 Jul 2022
    Singapore
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, that is, the people and communities affected by the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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    15 Jul 2022
    Republic of Korea
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, that is, the people and communities affected by the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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09 Sep 2022
    15 Jul 2022
    Lao People's Democratic Republic
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, that is, the people and communities affected by the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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07 Nov 2022
    15 Jul 2022
    Japan
    JAL
  • poverty
  • business
  • environment
  • housing
  • human rights defenders
  • internally displaced persons
  • water and sanitation
Information received concerning the alleged prolonged negative human rights impacts on survivors, that is, the people and communities affected by the collapse of an auxiliary dam in Attapeu province.
Alleged victims: -
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13 Sep 2022
    13 Jul 2022
    Tajikistan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • minority issues
Information received concerning concerning the alleged arbitrary detention of human rights defender, Ms. Ulfathonim Mamadshoeva, and threats against her and the arbitrary detention of Mr. Manuchechr Kholiknazarov, a human rights lawyer.
Alleged victims: 2
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    06 Jul 2022
    Sudan
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • women and girls
Information regarding the intimidation and harassment of woman human rights defender working to combat violence against women, Ms. Sulaima Ishaq Al-Khalifa, which may be in reprisal for her cooperation with UN in the field of human rights.
Alleged victims: 1
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    05 Jul 2022
    Universal Corporation
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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05 Sep 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    United States of America
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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30 Dec 2022 (Ack.)
    05 Jul 2022
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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01 Sep 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    Pyxus International Inc.
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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06 Sep 2022
23 Nov 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    Philip Morris International Inc.
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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28 Sep 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
Información recibida en relación con el secuestro del Pastor Lorenzo Ortiz, y la situación de riesgo continua en la que se encuentra por su trabajo en defensa de los derechos de las personas migrantes.
Alleged victims: 1
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    05 Jul 2022
    Malawi
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Sep 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    Japan Tobacco Group
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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30 Aug 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    Japan
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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02 Sep 2022
    05 Jul 2022
    Imperial Brands PLC
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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01 Sep 2022
01 Sep 2022 (Annex)
    05 Jul 2022
    British American Tobacco Plc
    JAL
  • trafficking in persons
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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02 Sep 2022
02 Sep 2022 (Annex)
02 Sep 2022 (Annex)
02 Sep 2022 (Annex)
02 Sep 2022 (Annex)
02 Sep 2022 (Annex)
02 Sep 2022 (Annex)
    05 Jul 2022
    AHL Group
    JAL
  • business
  • food
  • health
  • human rights defenders
  • racism
  • slavery
  • trafficking in persons
  • women and girls
Information received concerning allegations of trafficking in persons for purposes of forced labour, including children, to which tenant farmers and their families in the tobacco farms are exposed to, as well as the related lack of accountability and access to effective remedy for victims of these serious human rights violations and serious crimes.
Alleged victims: 1
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    01 Jul 2022
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning the alleged arbitrary detention and criminalisation of a woman human rights defender Ms. Alexandra Skochilenko. We would also like to bring to the attention of your Excellency’s Government information we have received concerning the recently introduced Article 207.3 of the Criminal Code and its alleged use against human rights defenders.
Alleged victims: 1
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23 Aug 2022
    01 Jul 2022
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    JAL
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Information received concerning intimidation, threats and arbitrary detention of several teachers for participating in peaceful protests, including arrest and continued detention of teachers, human rights defenders and members of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association in the province of Tehran; Mr. Rasoul Bodaghi, Mr. Jafar Ebrahimi, and Mr. Mohammad Habibi, as well as human rights defenders and members of Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association in the province of Kurdistan; Mr. Eskandar Lotfi, Mr. Shaban Mohammadi, and Mr. Masoud Nikkhah.
Alleged victims: 6
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11 Jan 2023
    30 Jun 2022
    France
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • disability
  • education
Informations reçues concernant des présumés actes d'intimidation contre M. Olivier Paolini, enseignant et défenseur des droits d'enfants handicapés.
Alleged victims: 1
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    24 Jun 2022
    Sudan
    JAL
  • disappearances
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • women and girls
Information serious allegations of arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance, torture and ill-treatment of hundreds of peaceful protesters, human rights defenders and people with a perceived affiliation with the opposition to the military coup of 25 October 2021.
Alleged victims: -
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    21 Jun 2022
    Russian Federation
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • disappearances
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Information received concerning the alleged enforced disappearance and ill-treatment of the journalists and human rights defenders Mr. Oleh Baturin and Mr. Serhiy Tsyhipa, as well as the alleged threats, physical violence, home searches, arbitrary detentions, enforced disappearances, and killings of human rights defenders, among other civil society representatives, in the territories of Ukraine occupied by the Russian Federation.
Alleged victims: 2
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09 Aug 2022
    14 Jun 2022
    United States of America
    JAL
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the travel ban purportedly imposed on Mr. Ubai Aboudi and Ms. Sahar Francis, directors of two Palestinian civil society organizations.
Alleged victims: 2
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    14 Jun 2022
    Israel
    JAL
  • Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • human rights defenders
  • terrorism
Information received concerning the travel ban purportedly imposed on Mr. Ubai Aboudi and Ms. Sahar Francis, directors of two Palestinian civil society organizations.
Alleged victims: 2
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    14 Jun 2022
    Algeria
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Informations reçues concernant la condamnation du blogueur Merzoug Touati, à une peine d’un an de prison ferme et une amende de 100 000 DA qui semblent représenter une criminalisation de l'exercice de son droit à la liberté d'opinion et d'expression, et à la défense des droits humains.
Alleged victims: 1
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09 Aug 2022
    10 Jun 2022
    Nepal
    JAL
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
  • education
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • human rights defenders
  • privacy
  • violence against women
  • women and girls
Information received concerning the alleged denial of fundamental right to education, the right to privacy, the right to freedom of expression and the denial of the recognition of the gender identity.
Alleged victims: 1
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    10 Jun 2022
    Gambia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
Information received concerning threats by public officials and unknown individuals against human rights defender Madi Jobarteh.
Alleged victims: 1
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    30 May 2022
    Mexico
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • arbitrary Detention
  • indigenous peoples
Información recibida sobre el uso indebido del derecho penal, las condiciones de privación de libertad y violaciones procesales contra la defensora indígena Kenia Inés Hernández Montalván.
Alleged victims: 1
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27 Jul 2022
    26 May 2022
    El Salvador
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • executions
  • violence against women
  • women and girls
Información recibida en relación con el asesinato de la defensora de los derechos humanos Elizabeth de León.
Alleged victims: 1
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28 Jul 2022
    25 May 2022
    Egypt
    JUA
  • human rights defenders
  • freedom of opinion and expression
  • independence of judges and lawyers
Information received concerning the arrest, enforced disappearance and arbitrary detention of human rights lawyer, Mr. Youssef Mansour.
Alleged victims: 1
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    25 May 2022
    Colombia
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • environment
  • executions
Información recibida en relación con el reciente atentado contra Carlos Arturo Morales Mallorga, que habría ocurrido en un contexto de grave recrudecimiento del conflicto armado Colombiano, en el cual se habrían registrado 71 alegaciones de homicidios de personas defensoras de derechos humanos, entre el 1 de enero y el 30 de abril de 2022; y respecto del cual el Estado de Colombia no habría adoptado las medidas suficientes y necesarias para prevenir dicho escalamiento.
Alleged victims: 1
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19 Jul 2022
    24 May 2022
    Uganda
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • migrants
  • sexual orientation and gender identity
Information received concerning repeated, years-long attacks against defenders of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people living in Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda.
Alleged victims: 10
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    24 May 2022
    Nepal Electricity Authority - NEA
    JAL
  • business
  • development
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning allegations of threats and intimidation by Government and police officials against indigenous community members of the FPIC and Rights Forum who have raised concerns regarding the environmental and human rights impacts of the Marsyangdi Corridor transmission line project that is being developed by the State-owned company Nepal Electricity Authority, with funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Alleged victims: 1
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    24 May 2022
    Nepal
    JAL
  • human rights defenders
  • business
  • development
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning allegations of threats and intimidation by Government officials and police against community members of the FPIC and Rights Forum who have raised concerns regarding the environmental and human rights impacts of the Marsyangdi Corridor transmission line project that is being carried out by the State, with funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Alleged victims: 1
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11 Aug 2022
11 Aug 2022 (Annex)
17 Aug 2022 (Annex)
17 Aug 2022 (Annex)
    24 May 2022
    European Investment Bank - EIB
    JAL
  • business
  • development
  • human rights defenders
  • indigenous peoples
Information received concerning allegations of threats and intimidation by Government and police officials against indigenous community members of the FPIC and Rights Forum who have raised concerns regarding the environmental and human rights impacts of the Marsyangdi Corridor transmission line project that is being developed by the State-owned company Nepal Electricity Authority, with funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Alleged victims: 1
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01 Jun 2022 (Ack.)
21 Jul 2022
21 Jul 2022 (Annex)
21 Jul 2022 (Annex)