PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT : INFORMATION / PRESENTED BY THE NETWORK OF AFRICAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS ; NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT
At a theoretical level they remain very exciting
institutions. At a practical level they have a long way to go.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS, JORGE BUSTAMANTE : ADDENDUM
Domestic workers may find responsible employers who treat them well, pay them
regularly and ensure appropriate working conditions - these workers fuel the widespread
perception in Indonesia of lucrative and exciting jobs abroad. Unfortunately, finding decent
work is often a matter of luck and is not guaranteed, and those who are not so fortunate may risk
becoming trapped in highly exploitative situations with few exit options.
REPORT OF THE WORKING GROUP ON THE USE OF MERCENARIES AS A MEANS OF VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS AND IMPEDING THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT OF PEOPLES TO SELF-DETERMINATION ON ITS MISSION TO EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS
The need for a
sense of belonging, to be part of an exciting project or to gain a greater sense of
achievement were also important motivational factors.
UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW : WRITTEN SUBMISSION BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF MALAYSIA (SUHAKAM) : NOTE / BY THE SECRETARIAT
In addition, several amendments to the Sedition Act 1948 were passed by the
Parliament in 2015.6 SUHAKAM is of the view that the amendment to Section 3(a)(i) of
the Act, 7 which removes “hatred and contempt or exciting disaffection against the
Government” from the definition of “seditious tendency” – thus decriminalising criticism
5 The Guardian, ‘Malaysia to Repeal Repressive Sedition Law’, The Guardian, 12 July 2012,
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jul/12/malaysia-repeal-repressive-sedition-law (accessed 22
6 Yuen Meiking, Hemananthani Sivanandam and Martin Carvalho, ‘After 12-hour debate, amendments
to Sedition Bill passed with voice vote’, The Star Online, 10 April 2015,
debate/ (accessed 22 April 2016).
7 Sedition (Amendment) Act 2015 (Act A1485), Laws of Malaysia,
(accessed 22 April 2016).
VISIT TO ETHIOPIA : REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION
Several important and exciting steps indicate this commitment. Within the
licensing process, the Authority removed the assessment of applicants’ substantive political
identity and implemented a transparent and mostly procedural process.
REPORT OF THE WORKING GROUP ON THE USE OF MERCENARIES AS A MEANS OF VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS AND IMPEDING THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT OF PEOPLES TO SELF-DETERMINATION ON ITS MISSION TO TUNISIA
Other individuals have become foreign fighters, drawn by promises of a
new and exciting life, or by their belief in the cause espoused by ISIL.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHTS TO FREEDOM OF PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY AND OF ASSOCIATION, MAINA KIAI : ADDENDUM
• Article 463 defines as inciting insurrection the actions of: spreading rumours,
exciting the population against the established government, inciting or attempting to
incite citizens against each other or, attempting to alarm the population with
intention to cause trouble in the country.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES, RASHIDA MANJOO :ADDENDUM
The Special Rapporteur visited the country during a very exciting time concerning
developments in the constitutional and legislative frameworks.
PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT : INFORMATION / PRESENTED BY THE EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF GREAT BRITAIN ; NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT
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NOTES VERBALES DATED 2009/03/11 AND 2009/03/12 FROM THE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA TO THE UNITED NATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNING THE REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES, MS. GAY MCDOUGALL
As an emerging
democratic nation, time and opportunities will provide more and exciting innovations in the
The State Party is satisfied that the constitutional and legislative process, commenced in 1996
and on-going since 1999 provides the framework for inclusive governance and constructive