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Brazil 20-year public expenditure cap will breach human rights, UN expert warns 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
UN experts launch urgent call for action on anniversary of devastating Brazil dam collapse 11/4/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Right to drinking water
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
UN rights expert urges Brazil not to lower the age of criminal responsibility of children 8/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Brazilian mine disaster – UN experts call for a timely resolution after the settlement suspension 7/5/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and human rights
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Freedom of expression experts warn of interference with the Brazilian Public Broadcaster and the National Controller’s Office 6/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
A death foretold in Brazil – UN expert condemns indigenous peoples killings and urges an end to violence 6/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
Brazil must move forward on business and human rights – UN expert group 6/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Business and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Press briefing notes on Brazil and Finland 3/22/2016
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Finland
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
Much remains to be done to respect the rights of indigenous peoples in Brazil – UN expert 3/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
End of Mission Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli Corpuz on her visit to Brazil 3/17/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
       
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