Alkarama Person of contact for country
Julia Legner, Email : j.legner - at - alkarama -dot- org , Twitter : @JuliaLegner
- Violations of the right to freedom of expression,notably through the closure of newspapers and television stations;
- Suppression of any peaceful gathering and excessive use of force by the security services;
- Reprisals against activists, journalists, bloggers and political opponents;
- Continued and systematic discrimination against the Biduns
- Use of the revocation of nationality as a means of punishing political opponents
Human Rights Instruments
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
ICCPR Ratified ?
ICCPR Ratification Date
Individual Complaint procedure with the Human Rights committee (ICCPR Optional protocol 1) Ratified ?
Second Optional Protocol of ICCPR (abolition of death penalty) ratified ?
Date last Concluding Observations by Human Rights Committee
Next Human Rights Committee State Report due
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment (UNCAT)
UNCAT Ratified ?
UNCAT Ratification Date
OPCAT (National Preventive Mechanism) Ratified ?
National Preventive Mechanism (OPCAT) created ?
UNCAT Art 20 (confidential inquiries) ratified ?
Date of last Concluding Observations by Committee against Torture (CAT)
International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPPED)
ICPPED Ratified ?
Human Rights Council
Date last Universal Period Review (UPR)
UPR Next Review
Membership of Human Rights Council: