Communications Reports

These reports summarize complaints that the mandate has received regarding violations of assembly and association rights across the world. They include allegation letters and other communications sent to governments regarding these complaints, the response received from the government, and the Special Rapporteur’s observations, if any. In this section, you can find the original communications reports (published by the UN once per year and containing communications to all Member States) and country pages which contain communications to specific to that Member State.

Guinea Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2016

Aug 24 2016

This page summarizes cases raised with Guinea by the Special Rapporteur between May 1, 2011, (when the Special Rapporteur took up his functions) and February 28, 2016 (the date of the last public release of communications). Communications are released to the public once per year. This page also contains observations on these communications and on responses received from Guinea. Communications and observations are divided into sections based upon which observation report they originally appeared. Each communication is referenced as urgent appeal… Continue reading →

Africa Guinea West Africa

Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2015-16 (A/HRC/32/36/Add.3)

May 18 2016

As part of their official duties, UN Special Rapporteurs send “communications” to national governments when allegations of serious human rights abuses arise. Communications are classified as urgent appeals (UA), allegation letters (AL), joint urgent appeals (JUA) and joint allegation letters (JAL). These communications raise concerns about a specific human rights issue, lay out the information that the UN has received concerning the issue, and request further information from the State. Communications are often signed by multiple Special… Continue reading →

communications observations

Bolivia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2016

Feb 28 2016

This page summarizes cases raised with Bolivia by the Special Rapporteur between May 1, 2011, (when the Special Rapporteur took up his functions) and February 28, 2016 (the date of the last public release of communications). Communications are released to the public once per year. This page also contains observations on these communications and on responses received from Bolivia. Communications and observations are divided into sections based upon which observation report they originally appeared. Each communication is referenced as urgent appeal… Continue reading →

Bolivia Latin America South America

Argentina Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2016

Feb 28 2016

This page summarizes cases raised with Argentina by the Special Rapporteur between May 1, 2011, (when the Special Rapporteur took up his functions) and February 28, 2016 (the date of the last public release of communications). Communications are released to the public once per year. This page also contains observations on these communications and on responses received from Argentina. Communications and observations are divided into sections based upon which observation report they originally appeared. Each communication is referenced as urgent… Continue reading →

Argentina Latin America South America

Armenia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2016

Feb 28 2016

This page summarizes cases raised with Armenia by the Special Rapporteur between May 1, 2011, (when the Special Rapporteur took up his functions) and February 28, 2016 (the date of the last public release of communications). Communications are released to the public once per year. This page also contains observations on these communications and on responses received from Armenia. Communications and observations are divided into sections based upon which observation report they originally appeared. Each communication is referenced as urgent appeal… Continue reading →

Armenia Europe

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