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UN rights experts dismayed by arrest of Egyptian lawyer Ebrahim Metwally en route to meet them 9/15/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge India to act after murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh 9/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts urge China to release lawyer Jiang Tianyong currently on trial for subversion 9/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts call for release of Burundi human rights defender Germain Rukuki 8/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Honduras must boost protection of LGBTI rights defenders, UN experts urge after latest attack 8/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Kenya must act to ensure peaceful elections, UN experts say on eve of poll 8/7/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Philippines needs urgent action to reverse spiralling rights violations, UN experts say 7/31/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Mexico: UN experts call for an independent and impartial investigation into use of spyware against rights defenders and journalists 7/19/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaeg 7/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Turkey: UN experts seek release of all rights defenders as clampdown worsens 7/14/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
       
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