Human Rights and Freedom Report SubmittedPolitics
Ulaanbaatar, March 30, 2023 /MONTSAME/. On March 29, the 22nd Report on Human Rights and Freedom in Mongolia was submitted to Chairman of the State Great Khural G.Zandanshatar by Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission J.Khunan and other members of the Commission.
The 22nd Report developed 43 proposals within the following seven topics:
- Issues related to arrest and detention within the framework of the right to immunity and freedom,
- Implementation of the freedom of speech, association, demonstration, and peaceful assembly within the framework of the legal regulation of civil participation,
- Implementation of the right to work of special government and public service employees within the framework of some issues of the right to work,
- Within the framework of some issues of children's rights, issues related to the protection of children's rights and implementation of the right to live and develop in a healthy and safe environment in boarding schools, and protection of the rights and legal interests of children involved in crimes, witnesses and victims of crimes by the Juridical Committee of Children's Rights,
- Within the framework of the implementation of the rights of the elderly, implementation of the right to social security, employment, health protection, freedom from violence and discrimination, and the right to development,
- Within the framework of the implementation of the Law on the Legal Status of Human Rights Defenders, proposals for measures aimed at improving the rights of human rights defenders based on studies on international legal norms and principles in comparison with the national legal regulations,
- Within the framework of the implementation of the Law on Ensuring Gender Equality, determination of gender discrimination and women's participation in the political sphere, and the proportion, position, and situation of women in public political positions, and proposals for further measures to undertake.
Chairman of the Commission J.Khunan emphasized that this report is unique for it includes the implementation of the recommendations and requests made by the members of the parliament to prevent and halt human rights violations in the past two years since the appointment of new members of the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia.