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“It is time to recognize the contribution of whistleblowers” – UN expert welcomes commutation of Manning’s sentence 1/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Puerto Rico debt crisis: “Human rights cannot be sidelined” – UN expert warns 1/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Adequate housing
  • External debt
  • Disability
  • Health
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
UN human rights expert panel backs US schools over ban on “offensive” slavery textbook 1/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
UN rights experts welcome end of “discriminatory” US counter-terrorism measure 12/29/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
UN expert hails US move placing atheists on equal footing with faith groups 12/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
UN expert calls for continued efforts against trafficking in persons in the US, with a stronger focus on labor exploitation 12/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
End of visit statement, United States of America (6-16 December 2016) by Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, UN Special Rapporteur in Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children 12/16/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
USA: UN human rights expert to assess the situation of trafficking in persons 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
Native Americans facing excessive force in North Dakota pipeline protests – UN expert 11/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Indigenous people
  • Environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Business and human rights
  • Cultural rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Arbitrary detention: UN expert group urges the USA to abolish the mandatory detention of migrants 10/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
       
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