Letter to Latvia on language of instruction in pre-schools by 4 Special Rapporteurs (excerpt), 2019

We have the honour to address you in our capacities as Special Rapporteur on the right to education; Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Special Rapporteur on minority issues and Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, pursuant to … Continue reading "Letter to Latvia on language of instruction in pre-schools by 4 Special Rapporteurs (excerpt), 2019"

Letter to Latvia on language of instruction in tertiary education by 3 Special Rapporteurs (excerpts), 2018

We have the honour to address you in our capacities as Special Rapporteur on the right to education; Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and Special Rapporteur on minority issues, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 26/17, 34/18 and 34/6. In this connection, we would like to bring … Continue reading "Letter to Latvia on language of instruction in tertiary education by 3 Special Rapporteurs (excerpts), 2018"

Letter to Latvia on language of instruction in schools by 3 Special Rapporteurs (excerpts), 2018

Excellency, We have the honour to address you in our capacities as Special Rapporteur on the right to education; Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression; and Special Rapporteur on minority issues, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutions 26/17, 34/18 and 34/6. In this connection, we would like to … Continue reading "Letter to Latvia on language of instruction in schools by 3 Special Rapporteurs (excerpts), 2018"

Letter to Latvia on historical memory by the Special Rapporteur on racism, 2017

Excellency, I have the honour to address you in my capacity as Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 34/35. In this connection, I would like to bring to the attention of your Excellency’s Government information I have received concerning the draft law “On the … Continue reading "Letter to Latvia on historical memory by the Special Rapporteur on racism, 2017"

Rapporteur on racism, report on GA resolution on glorification of Nazism etc. (excerpt), 2017

III. Contributions received from non-governmental and other organizations (..) D. International Federation for Human Rights — Latvian Human Rights Committee 71. The Latvian Human Rights Committee of the International Federation for Human Rights drew the Special Rapporteur’s attention to the increasing number of events honouring Nazi collaborators, including a march that took place on 16 March 2017 in Riga honouring … Continue reading "Rapporteur on racism, report on GA resolution on glorification of Nazism etc. (excerpt), 2017"