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SAMPLE - Decision of the CAT against Kazakhstan in the Case of Gerasimov

Type of Resource: Report, Sample document

Author: Committee against Torture (CAT)

Publication Date: 2012

This document contains the decision of the Committee against Torture in the case of Gerasimov v. Kazakhstan, finding that Kazakhstan had violated petitioner's rights.

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SAMPLE - Response of Open Society Justice Initiative to Kazakhstan's Comments in the Case of Gerasimov at the CAT

Type of Resource: Communication, Sample document

Author: Open Society Justice Initiative

Publication Date: 2011

This document of the Open Society Justice initiative replies to Kazakhstan's response to the allegations of torture in the Gerasimov case before the Committee against Torture.

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SAMPLE - Kazakhstan Comments in the Case of Gerasimov at the Committee against Torture

Type of Resource: Communication, Sample document

Author: Kazakhstan

Publication Date: 2011

This document contains Kazakhstan's response to the allegations of torture submitted to the Committee against Torture by the Open Society Justice Initiative and Alexander Gerasimov.

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SAMPLE - Individual Communication of Open Society Justice Initiative to the Committee against Torture

Type of Resource: Communication, Sample document

Author: Open Society Justice Initiative

Publication Date: 2010

In this communication to the Committee Against Torture, the Open Society Justice Initiative presents the case of Alexander Gerasimov, who had been detained and tortured by Kazakh authorities.

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SAMPLE - General Comment No. 3 of the CRPD on Women with Disabilities

Type of Resource: Sample document

Author: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Publication Date: 2016

In this General comment, the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) underlines the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination against women and girls with disabilities in areas such as equal access to education, economic opportunities, social interaction and justice, and equal recognition before the law.

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SAMPLE - Submission of the Center for Reproductive Rights to the CRPD on General Comment No. 3 on Women with Disabilities

Type of Resource: Communication, Sample document

Author: Center for Reproductive Rights

Publication Date: 2015

In this submission, the Center for Reproductive Rights provides comments on the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ draft General Comment on women with disabilities. The Center argues there are specific areas where States’ obligations could be further strengthened in respect to the reproductive health and rights of women and girls with disabilities.

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SAMPLE - Submission of Greenpeace International to the Human Rights Committee on General Comment No. 37 on the Right of Peaceful Assembly

Type of Resource: Communication, Sample document

Author: Greenpeace International

Publication Date: 2020

In this submission to the Human Rights Committee, Greenpeace International critiques the Committee's draft General Comment No. 37 on freedom of peaceful assembly, making suggestions on the scope of the right of peaceful assembly, assemblies on privately-owned property, assemblies and business, criminal and administrative proceedings, and notification requirements.

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SAMPLE - NGOs Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on General Comment No. 37 on the Right of Peaceful Assembly

Type of Resource: Communication, Sample document

Author: International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), various NGOs

Publication Date: 2020

In response to a report of the Human Rights Committee, this document focuses on: general considerations and language in the report; the notion of "violent protests"; authorization and prior notice; illegitimate restrictions on the right of peaceful assembly; obligations of the States Party in relation to the right to freedom of peaceful protest; accountability. The annex contains suggestions on alternative wording to the current text with a view toward incorporating these observations into the main body of this report.

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SAMPLE - Joint General Recommendation of the CEDAW (No. 31) and CRC (No. 18) on Harmful Practices

Type of Resource: Sample document

Author: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Publication Date: 2014

This joint general recommendation/comment clarifies the obligations of States parties to the Conventions by providing authoritative guidance on legislative, policy and other appropriate measures to ensure full compliance with their obligations to eliminate harmful practices grounded in discrimination based on sex, gender and age, among other things.

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SAMPLE - General Recommendation No. 37 of the CEDAW on Gender-Related Risk Reduction, Climate Change

Type of Resource: Sample document

Author: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Publication Date: 2018

In this General Recommendation, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) tackled gender-related dimensions of disaster risk reduction in the context of climate change. The recommendation emphasizes states obligations to ensure substantive equality between women and men in all areas of life, as well as specific guarantees that may be particularly affected by climate change and disasters.

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