Guyana: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Eighth session of the UPR Working Group of the UN Human Rights Council, May 2010
In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International raises concern over shortcomings of legislation pertaining to the death penalty and criminalization of sexual orientation. The organization also highlights concerns in relation to excessive use of force by the security forces, sexual violence against women, and the human rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
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