Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Papua New Guinea

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch submits the following information regarding Papua New Guinea’s implementation of recommendations it accepted through its 2015 Universal Periodic Review as well as information about developments in the human rights situation in Papua New Guinea not addressed in the 2015 review.

This submission is not a complete review of the implementation of all recommendations either fully or partially supported by Papua New Guinea, nor is it a comprehensive review of Papua New Guinea’s protection of human rights in the domestic sphere.

The submission covers human rights concerns monitored by Human Rights Watch including women’s rights, children’s rights, police abuse and criminal justice, disability rights, LGBT rights, and treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, as detailed below.

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UN/INGO Document
Submitted by Lindy Kanan
November 11, 2021
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