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Title: 1355th meeting (September 2019) (DH) - Rule 9.3 - Communication from a NIHR (Public Defender of Georgia) (19/08/2019) in the cases of Tsartsidze and Others, Begheluri and Others, Members of the Gldani Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and Others and Identoba and Others (Identoba and Others group) v. Georgia (Applications No. 18766/04, 28490/02, 71156/01, 73235/12)
Corporate Authors: Public Defender's Office of Georgia 
Subject Keywords: sexual orientation ; gender identity ; hate crime ; freedom of religion or belief ; Jehovah's Witnesses
See Also: national human rights institutions
Key Issues: Hate crime
Issue Date: Sep-2019
Publisher: Council of Europe
Material Type: thematic report
Format: pdf
Language: English
Country: Georgia 
Country Coverage: Georgia 
URL display: https://search.coe.int/cm/Pages/result_details.aspx?ObjectId=0900001680972545
Abstract: "Conclusions: All the afore-mentioned evidently demonstrates that there are systematic problems of discrimination and intolerance in the country that hinder achieving equality in many directions. The Public Defender believes that shortcomings in terms of protecting the rights of LGBT+ persons, ethnic and religious minorities need to be addressed by the State with more comprehensive approach. Georgian authorities should take further measures to combat intolerant attitudes which result in hate crimes and other discriminatory activities"
Notes: "Contents Introduction......................................................................................2 Systematic character of homophobia, transphobia and xenophobia in Georgia .....................3 Shortcomings of the National policy and legislature to combat discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.............6 Insufficient Institutional guarantees for freedom of religion .........................7 Complications of Investigating alleged hate crimes.....................8 Conclusion ..............................................................10"
Physical Description: 13 p.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12389/22572
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