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    #Luxembourg (cont): End persecution of religious minorities including the Baha’is for their participation in certain activities; Take all necessary measures to eliminate discrimination against sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. #UPRIran #UPR34 #HumanRights

    #Luxembourg: Set a moratorium on the death penalty with a view of a definitive abolition; Ratify the CEDAW as well as CAT and include their provisions in the national legal framework. #UPRIran #UPR34 #HumanRights

    #Malaysia: Continue implementing programs to improve the wellbeing of all the persons; Ensure effective implementation of the housing plan; Ensure accessibility of healthcare services and facilities of persons with disabilities #UPRIran #UPR34 #HumanRights

    #Korea: Consider the ratification of HR instruments to which #Iran is not a party; Prevent discrimination against minorities; Implement relevant laws to hold into account perpetrators of intimidation and reprisals against #humanrights defenders and journalists. #UPRIran #UPR34

    #Mexico: Repeal discriminatory policies against women and girls, and ensure that all boys and girls can enjoy the same rights provided by #CEDAW and #CRC; Moratorium on the use of the #deathpenalty on juvenile offenders and on consensual same-sex conduct #UPRIran #UPR34

    #Germany (cont): Ratify core international #humanrights conventions in particular CAT and CEDAW. Legislate a minimum legal age for marriage in line with the CRC; Repeal the provisions in its Penal Code which criminalize consensual same-sex activities between adults. #UPR34

    #Germany: Establish a formal moratorium on the death penalty; prohibit the imposition of the #deathpenalty to crimes committed by minors; Ensure independence of the Judiciary and ensure the rules of fair trial; Cooperate fully with the UN Human Rights mechanisms #UPRIran #UPR34

    #Argentina (cont): Repeal article 1108 of the Civil Code, which requires the wives to always meet the sexual needs of their husbands; Guarantee #freedomofexpression, particularly of human rights defenders, and journalists #UPRIran #UPR34 #HumanRights

    #Argentina: Take measures to eliminate the death penalty from its national legislation, establish an official moratorium on executions; Promote measures to repeal the legal provisions that authorize, tolerate or facilitate sexual abuse of girls
    #UPRIran #UPR34 #HumanRights

    #Ecuador: Ratify CEDAW and develop and implement policies in #genderequality; Amend the legislation of the minimum age for marriage and for sexual consent; take measures to end child marriage. Sign and ratify the treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear weapons. #UPRIran #UPR34

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