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UN human rights experts condemn killings of Palestinians near Gaza fence by Israeli security forces 4/17/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Viet Nam: UN experts call for change after jailing of rights defenders 4/12/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Viet Nam
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Brazil: UN experts alarmed by killing of Rio human rights defender who decried military intervention 3/26/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Adequate housing
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China: UN experts concerned about health of jailed rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong 3/23/2018
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UN experts alarmed by reports of human rights defenders beaten in Iran jail 3/19/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Human rights defenders
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn decision to seek death sentence against Egyptian photojournalist Abou Zeid 3/13/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Accusations against UN expert a retaliation by Philippines, say fellow rapporteurs 3/8/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • Disability
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States must protect human rights defenders assisting people on the move - UN expert 3/1/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Iran: Spying charges against wildlife activists “hard to fathom”, say UN experts 2/23/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Viet Nam: UN rights experts urge release of activists jailed for protesting toxic spill 2/23/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Viet Nam
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Toxic waste
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