Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the EU 2005-2015 (excerpt), 2016

Reports and evidence from international organisations (..) Table 1: Observations and recommendations made to EU Member States, by the CCPR, CERD and the State Parties through the UPR, with regard to combating antisemitism, 2005–2015 EU Member State Observations and recommendations Source LV 92.10. Codify the prohibition of the propaganda for xenophobia, antisemitism, neo-Nazism, and provide … Continue reading "Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the EU 2005-2015 (excerpt), 2016"

Recommendation by Belarus to Latvia: UPR 2nd round, 2016

118.8 Implement provisions of criminal legislation aimed at combatingracially motivated crimes and prosecute those responsible, as well as increase awareness among persons belonging to national minorities about the means available for legal protection from discrimination and hatred (Belarus); [accepted by Latvia] 118.22 Submit its national report to the Committee on the Elimination ofRacial Discrimination, which … Continue reading "Recommendation by Belarus to Latvia: UPR 2nd round, 2016"

OHCHR Summary of stakeholders’ information for UPR 2nd round on Latvia (excerpts), 2015

The present report is a summary of 7 stakeholders’ submissions1 to the universal periodic review. It follows the general guidelines adopted by the Human Rights Council in its decision 17/119. It does not contain any opinions, views or suggestions on the part of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), nor any judgement or determination … Continue reading "OHCHR Summary of stakeholders’ information for UPR 2nd round on Latvia (excerpts), 2015"

UNHCR submission for UPR 2nd round on Latvia (excerpt), 2015

I. BACKGROUND INFORMATION (..) Latvia has also acceded to the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness (the 1961 Convention) in 1992 and to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons (the 1954 Convention) in 1999. (..) Stateless persons: According to the OCMA, as of 01 January 2015, there were some 262,622 “non-citizens” and … Continue reading "UNHCR submission for UPR 2nd round on Latvia (excerpt), 2015"