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Hong Kong: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee 129th Session, List of Issues

, Index number: ASA 17/2271/2020

This submission sets out some of Amnesty International’s key concerns and recommendations related to the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by the government of the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR). It highlights concerns with regard to judicial independence; freedom of expression and association; freedom of peaceful assembly; use of force by law enforcement officials; arbitrary arrest or detention and torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics; asylum-seekers and refugees; migrant workers; and sex workers. It is not an exhaustive account.

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