Tag - Cuba ( 2 )

Report | Cuba Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2017

Feb 28 2017

This page summarizes cases raised with Cuba by the Special Rapporteur between May 1, 2011, (when the Special Rapporteur took up his functions) and February 28, 2017 (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 Cuba. Communications and observations are divided into sections based upon which observation report they originally appeared. Each communication is referenced as urgent appeal (UA), allegation letter (AL), joint urgent appeal (JUA) and joint allegation letter (JAL) – the hyperlinks lead to these documents. This is followed by the date the communication was issued, as well as the case number and the State reply (also hyperlinked if available). Summaries and communications are published only in the language of submission (in the case of Cuba, Spanish). First Report (May 1, 2011 to March 15, 2012) Joint urgent appeal, 02/09/2011. Case no. CUB 2/2011. State Reply: 28/09/2011; 11/11/2011. Presunto ataque contra dos integrantes de las Damas de Blanco. Joint urgent appeal, 15/11/2011. Case no. CUB 3/2011. State Reply: 17/01/2012. Alegaciones recibidas indicando la persistencia de actos de intimidación, acoso, actos de violencia y... Continue reading →

News | The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Feb-March 2014)

Feb 27 2014

Issue No. 2 of the Assembly and Association Briefing, the official newsletter of Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. In this issue: • ŸŸŸŸŸŸKiai makes official visit to Rwanda; calls for increased space for peaceful dissent • Kiai makes unofficial visit to Cambodia, calls on gov’t to lift ban on public assemblies • Freeassembly.net website updated with new ‘country invitation status’ page • Community of Democracies & UNSR launch new project on civil society’s right to access funding • UK lobbying bill threatens to ‘stain’ British democracy • World briefing: freedom of assembly & association in the news • Assembly & association rights: By the numbers • Plus, our new Flickr page, which allows anyone to download and reuse official photos from the UNSR mandate under a Creative Commons attribution license For a link to the newsletter, click on the image at right or click... Continue reading →