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United Nations Human Rights Council
May 19, 2009

The present report supplements the main report submitted by the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers to the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/11/41). It reflects specific situations alleged to be affecting the independence of judges or lawyers or violating the right to a fair trial in 52 countries. Further, it includes replies received from the Government of
the country concerned in response to specific allegations together with the Special Rapporteur’s comments and observations.

United Nations Human Rights Council
February 25, 2009

Information concerning enforced or involuntary disappearances in various countries and territories reviewed by the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

Amnesty International
February 28, 1994

This brief report updates a report published by Amnesty International in February 1994 entitled Equatorial Guinea: A Missed Opportunity to Restore Respect for Human Rights, which describes the sharp escalation of human rights violations by the security forces in the run-up to the November 1993 elections, the first multi-party elections since independence in 1968. After the February 1994 report was written, Amnesty International received news of further human rights violations in Equatorial Guinea. In early March 1994 the United Nations Commission of Human Rights began to debate Equatorial Guinea under its item 12 (the item that deals with human rights violations in specific countries) during the Commission's 50th session from January 31 to March 11, 1994.

United Nations

Enables the Human Rights Committee to receive and consider communications from individuals claiming to be victims of violations of any of the rights set forth in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

United Nations Human Rights Council
September 8, 2009

The present report is a summary of seven stakeholders’ submissions to the universal periodic review. The submissions are from Abogacía por un Desarrollo Durable, Amnesty International, Center for Economic and Social Rights, EG Justice, Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children, and Human Rights Watch.

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