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Communications sent, 1 March to 31 May 2017; Replies received, 1 May to 31 July 2017

A/HRC/36/25
31 August 2017

 

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

Mandates

Summary

Replies
received

30 May 2017

Brazil

JUA

BRA 5/2017

·environment

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning the report issued by the Congressional Investigative Commission (CPI) to investigate the National Indian Foundation (Funai) and the National Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform (Incra) as well as the draft bill to establish the General Environmental Licensing Law (Substitute Bill No. 3729), which allegedly reduces environmental protection measures and the rights of indigenous peoples and people of African descent in Brazil.
Alleged victims: -

 

17 May 2017

Honduras

JAL

HND 4/2017

·business

·environment

·executions

·freedom of opinion and expression

·freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Información recibida en relación con ciertas irregularidades ocurridas en las investigaciones y en los procesos penales relacionados con el asesinato de la defensora de derechos humanos Berta Cáceres en marzo del 2016, así como con las campañas de descrédito, las intimidaciones, y las agresiones contra miembros del Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e indígenas de Honduras (COPINH) y otras organizaciones defensoras de derechos humanos que han tenido lugar desde principios del año 2017.
Alleged victims: 1

 

16 May 2017

Canada

JAL

CAN 1/2017

·health

·housing

·poverty

·indigenous peoples

Information received regarding systemic homelessness in Canada and regarding homeless camps facing eviction in several locations in British Columbia.
Alleged victims: 1652

 

09 May 2017

Honduras

JAL

HND 2/2017

·environment

·freedom of opinion and expression

·freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Información recibida en relación con una serie de amenazas y ataques en contra de Radio Progreso, Radio Dignidad y Radio La Voz Lenca, así como contra sus colaboradores, por su trabajo periodístico sobre los movimientos en defensa del medio ambiente y sobre los derechos de las comunidades indígenas en Honduras.
Alleged victims: 5

 

26 Apr 2017

Kenya

JUA

KEN 7/2017

·environment

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

·housing

Information received concerning alleged attack against Mr. Elias Kimaiyo, human rights defender, as well as escalated threats and violence against the Sengwer people perpetrated by the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) guards in an attempt to forcibly remove the people from their homes in the Embobut forest. 
Alleged victims: 2

 
 

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