Peaceful protesters were targeted with lethal force by state agents in violation of international law in protests in 2019.
In January 2022, the President of Kazakhstan issued a shoot to kill order against protesters, a serious violation of international law.10.01.22
At least 38 people were killed in Myanmar on 3 March 2021 in what the UN described as the bloodiest day since the coup took place a month ago.
UN envoy to Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener said there was shocking footage coming out of the country. Witnesses said security forces opened fire with rubber and live bullets.04.03.21
Numerous States have derogated from their respective treaty obligations to respect and protect the right of assembly owing to the COVID-19 Pandemic and many are banning all public gatherings for a period of weeks or even months.02.03.21