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SUMMARY RECORD OF THE 1ST PART (PUBLIC) OF THE 415TH MEETING, HELD AT THE PALAIS DES NATIONS, GENEVA, ON WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2000 : COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE, 24TH SESSION
JANISZEWSKA (Poland), replying to the Committee’s questions about the functioning of the National Judiciary Council and the office of the Minister of Justice, said that the former had been set up in 1989. (...) Rather, he performed the function of Attorney-General, in which capacity he either personally directed the public prosecution service or delegated certain functions to his deputies, one of whom was the national prosecutor. 30. The Attorney-General issued guidelines and instructions that were binding on the public prosecution service, and was empowered to take any acts within that Service’s scope of operations or to order his subordinates to do so on his behalf, except for certain functions that the law assigned to him alone. He was also empowered to take over the functions of his subordinates if necessary. 31.
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And LGBTQI people are denied legal protections, essential health care, civil and human rights, including a right to bodily autonomy when forced to go through medical treatment or needless surgery.  (...) aims to remind us that  everyone has the right to fulfil their full potential through exercising bodily autonomy, for it is that right upon which other human rights are built.   (...) For LGBTIQ+ people who are low-income, young, disabled, Black, Indigenous, or people of colour, such threats to bodily autonomy are experienced in conjunction with other forms of discrimination and marginalization”, UN Women said in a  statement .
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Score: 919539.1 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/05/1118412
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Having reviewed the totality of the evidence with respect to the killing of, serious bodily or mental harm to, the forcible displacement of, and conditions of life inflicted on Bosnian Muslims and/or Bosnian Croats in the Municipalities, the Chamber found that the evidence even if taken at its highest, does not reach the level from which a reasonable trier of fact could infer that genocide occurred in the Municipalities.   (...) The Chamber found that whilst the evidence it had heard indicates that the circumstances in which the Bosnian Muslims and/or Bosnian Croats in the Municipalities were forcibly transferred or displaced from their homes were attended by conditions of great hardship and suffering, and that some of those displaced may have suffered serious bodily or mental harm during this process, this evidence does not rise to the level which could sustain a conclusion that the serious bodily or mental harm suffered by those forcibly transferred in the Municipalities was attended by such circumstances as to lead to the death of the whole or part of the displaced population for the purposes of the actus reus for genocide.
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Score: 919539.1 - https://www.icty.org/en/node/6621
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Having reviewed the totality of the evidence with respect to the killing of, serious bodily or mental harm to, the forcible displacement of, and conditions of life inflicted on Bosnian Muslims and/or Bosnian Croats in the Municipalities, the Chamber found that the evidence even if taken at its highest, does not reach the level from which a reasonable trier of fact could infer that genocide occurred in the Municipalities.   (...) The Chamber found that whilst the evidence it had heard indicates that the circumstances in which the Bosnian Muslims and/or Bosnian Croats in the Municipalities were forcibly transferred or displaced from their homes were attended by conditions of great hardship and suffering, and that some of those displaced may have suffered serious bodily or mental harm during this process, this evidence does not rise to the level which could sustain a conclusion that the serious bodily or mental harm suffered by those forcibly transferred in the Municipalities was attended by such circumstances as to lead to the death of the whole or part of the displaced population for the purposes of the actus reus for genocide.
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Score: 919539.1 - https://www.icty.org/en/press/...uittal-10-11-counts-indictment
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CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION :CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT : INITIAL REPORTS OF STATES PARTIES DUE IN 1988 : SWEDEN.
Complaints may likewise be submitted to the Chancellor of Justice, who is appointed by the Government but whose functions are in this respect CAT/C/5/Add.l page 3 similar to those of the Parliamentary Ombudsman. (...) "Bodily injury" in this context does not only include typical injuries, such as wounds, swellings, fractures and injuries to the joints, but also various kinds of functional disturbances, e.g. paralyses and injuries to vision or hearing. (...) As regards the public officials with functions in the judicial system, mention may be made of the following statutory prov1s1ons which provide protection against such acts as those referred to in this article. 103.
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THAILAND :PERIODIC REPORT
In this CAT/C/THA/1 4 regard, the Ministry of Justice, in its turn, assigned the Department of Rights and Liberties Protection, in its capacity as the agency in charge of promoting the implementation of legal measures and international obligations related to rights and liberties protection and functioning as the focal point for coordination purposes in the implementation of obligations stipulated in the Convention, as provided in the Ministerial Regulation on the Administrative Department of the Rights and Liberties, the Ministry of Justice B.E. 2545 (2002), to prepare this report by applying the United Nations report preparation guidelines as a basis. (...) - Section 295 – Whoever causes bodily or mental harm to another person is deemed to commit the offence of battery, and shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding four thousand Baht, or both (...) - Section 297 – Whoever commits the offence of battery, and thereby causes grievous bodily harm on any other person shall be liable to imprisonment from six months to ten years.”
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CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS SUBMITTED BY STATES PARTIES UNDER ARTICLE 19 OF THE CONVENTION : CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT : 3RD PERIODIC REPORTS DUE IN 1997 : ADDENDUM : CHILE
Both the members of Congress and the municipal authorities are periodically elected by popular ballot and exercise their functions in accordance with the parameters of the rule of law which, since the above-mentioned date, has been characterized by its normal functioning. (...) All these suggestions by the Special Rapporteur have been put into effect through the measures described in the present report. Situation and functions of law enforcement officials within the criminal justice system 8. (...) It is hoped that the separation of the functions of investigation, on the one hand, and trial, on the other, will permit more diligent, complete and technical police investigations based on a variety of methods of evidence-gathering, avoiding the possibility of coercing the accused in order to obtain his confession as a means of support for the prosecution.
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Score: 917129.7 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...open&DS=CAT/C/39/ADD.14&Lang=E
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LETTER DATED 29 AUGUST 2002 FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 1373 (2001) CONCERNING COUNTER-TERRORISM ADDRESSED TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL
., the establishment or leadership of a criminal association or its subdivisions, as well as activities aimed at supporting their existence and functioning. 8 S/2002/974 The State bodies responsible for combating terrorism are carrying out practical measures to prevent such illegal actions, primarily using covert means and methods (this information is confidential and strategic in nature; the provision of such information would therefore be inappropriate) (...) Counter-terrorism powers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan shall: Coordinate on-site activities of ministries, State committees, departments and bodies, adopt measures to protect the population from emergency situations, ensure the reliable functioning of particularly important classified and other sites that might be targeted by terrorists and also eliminate the effects of terrorist activities; Exercise other powers in accordance with the law (...) Article 259 of the Criminal Code, entitled “Violation of fire safety regulations” refers to violation of the fire safety regulations by a person who is responsible for their observance, resulting in moderate or grave bodily harm. This offence poses a direct threat to the social relationships underpinning public security.
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Score: 916996.3 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc.../get?open&DS=S/2002/974&Lang=E
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NECESSARY MODERNIZATION 2.1 In view of the current and new threats to civil aviation, it became necessary to modernize the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation and the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation. 2.2 The Diplomatic Conference on Aviation Security held in Beijing, China, from 30 August to 10 September 2010 under the auspices of ICAO adopted two new treaties; namely, the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (commonly referred to as the Beijing Convention) and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (commonly referred to as the Beijing Protocol). 2.3 The Beijing Convention: criminalizes the acts of using civil aircraft for the purpose of causing death, serious bodily injury or serious damage; of using civil aircraft to release or discharge any biological, chemical or nuclear (BCN) weapon or similar substances to cause death, serious bodily injury or serious damage; and of using any BCN weapon or similar substances on board or against civil aircraft.
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Score: 914319.2 - https://www.icao.int/WACAF/Doc...onal%20Treaties%20-Beijing.pdf
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Definition Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide Article II In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group. (...) Article II of the Genocide Convention contains a narrow definition of the crime of genocide, which includes two main elements: A mental element : the "intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such"; and A physical element , which includes the following five acts, enumerated exhaustively: Killing members of the group Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group The intent is the most difficult element to determine.
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Score: 914319.2 - https://www.un.org/en/genocideprevention/genocide.shtml
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