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Samoa: Judicial reforms weaken human rights: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 39th session of the UPR Working Group, 1-12 November 2021

, Index number: ASA 45/4021/2021

This submission was prepared for Samoa's Universal Periodic Review before the UN Human Rights Council. Key human rights issues raised include recent judicial reforms that weaken human rights protection, independence of judges and lawyers, women's rights, LGBTI rights, access to adequate health care and the climate crisis.

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