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Communications sent, 1 December 2016 to 28 February 2017; Replies received, 1 February to 30 April 2017 Print

Communications sent, 1 December 2016 to 28 February 2017; Replies received, 1 February to 30 April 2017

A/HRC/35/44

24 May 2017

 

Date, Country,
Type and
ref. no. of
communication

Mandates

Summary

Replies
received

08 Feb 2017

Guatemala

JAL

GTM 7/2016

·executions

·freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

·human rights defenders

·business

·indigenous peoples

·environment

Información recibida en relación con supuestos asesinatos, ataques y actos de intimidación contra defensores de derechos humanos, en particular defensores de tierras, territorios y recursos naturales, en Guatemala.
Alleged victims: 16

01 Mar 2017 

08 Feb 2017

Other actors

JOL

OTH 1/2017

·foreign debt

·indigenous peoples

Information received regarding the granting of waivers to the application of the World Bank’s Operational Policy on Indigenous Peoples (OP. 4.10 of 2005) in relation to Tanzania.
Alleged victims: -

14 Mar 2017 

08 Feb 2017

United Republic of Tanzania

JOL

TZA 1/2017

·foreign debt

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning the potentially adverse human rights impacts of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project on the indigenous pastoralist peoples in the project area and concerns raised in relation to your request for waivers to the application of the World Bank’s Operational Policy on Indigenous Peoples (OP. 4.10 of 2005) in Tanzania.
Alleged victims: -

 

02 Feb 2017

Guatemala

JOL

GTM 1/2017

·independence of judges and lawyers

·indigenous peoples

·racism

·women in law and in practice

Información recibida referente a las reformas constitucionales propuestas por el Estado en el sector de la justicia.
Alleged victims: -

 

31 Jan 2017

India

JUA

IND 2/2017

·arbitrary Detention

·freedom of opinion and expression

·freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning the arrest and detention of seven human rights defenders, Mr. Chikkudu Prabhakar, Mr. Bhalla Ravindranath, Mr. Durga Prasad, Mr Duddu Prabhakar, Mr. Rajendra Prasad, Mr. Nazeer and Mr. Ramananda Lakshme, which appear to be related to their legitimate human rights activities aimed at defending the rights of indigenous tribal groups in India.
Alleged victims: 7

 

13 Jan 2017

Kenya

UA

KEN 1/2017

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning violence against the indigenous Sengwer peoples living in the Embobut Forest, including the eviction of 13 families and the burning of their homes during the first half of December 2016, as well as intimidation and threats of further forced evictions of some 1,200 Sengwer families by the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and other governmental agencies.
Alleged victims: 3600

 

28 Dec 2016

Ecuador

JUA

ECU 8/2016

·freedom of opinion and expression

·freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

·environment

Información recibida en relación con la presunta decisión tomada el 20 de diciembre de 2016 por el Gobierno del Ecuador de cerrar otra organización de la sociedad civil, Acción Ecológica. Esta decisión habría sido tomada en aplicación de los Decretos Ejecutivos 16 y 739 y está muy probablemente vinculada al papel de la ONG en el apoyo a las comunidades en Morona Santiago donde existe una disputa sobre concesiones mineras.
Alleged victims: 1

05 Jan 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 
07 Mar 2017 

27 Dec 2016

Ecuador

AL

ECU 7/2016

·indigenous peoples

Alegaciones recibidas sobre riesgos potenciales a la vida y la seguridad de miembros del pueblo waorani y de miembros de los pueblos indígenas en aislamiento tagaeri y taromenane.
Alleged victims: 1

 

22 Dec 2016

Colombia

JAL

COL 8/2016

·food

·indigenous peoples

·poverty

·water and sanitation

·health

Información recibida señalando que Colombia ha fallado en tomar medidas cautelares y correctivas suficientes para prevenir los impactos en los derechos humanos de la población Wayúu, en el departamento de La Guajira, causados por la desecación del río Ranchería tras la construcción de la represa El Cercado
Alleged victims: 10000

27 Feb 2017 

21 Dec 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo

JUA

COD 10/2016

·executions

·indigenous peoples

Informations recues concernant des allégations relatives aux violences qui auraient été perpétrées à l’encontre de membres de la communauté autochtone Pygmée dans le nord du Katanga, dans la province de Tanganyika.
Alleged victims: 80203

 
 

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