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Human rights: UN expert on racism launches follow-up visit to Australia 11/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Australia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
The US must immediately halt execution of Kevin Cooper – UN rights experts urge 11/14/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
UN expert hails role of equality bodies and action plans in combating racism 11/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
“Human rights are for all, even for migrants” – Rights experts remind participants to upcoming UN Summit 9/16/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Statement by the UN human rights mechanisms on the occasion of the UN High Level Summit on large movements of refugees and migrants 9/16/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Turkey to adhere to its human rights obligations even in time of declared emergency 8/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Migrant workers
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Mercenaries
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
UN expert group alarmed by increasing violence toward people of African descent in Colombia 6/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Colombia
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Minorities
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights financial crisis 6/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Coordination Committee of Special Procedures
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on Syria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Adequate housing
  • African Descent
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Cultural rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • External debt
  • Extreme poverty
  • Forced eviction
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Right to drinking water
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Trafficking
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
Argentina: “Immediate action must be taken to address the critical situation of indigenous persons” – UN expert 5/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Full text of the press statement delivered by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, Mr. Mutuma Ruteere, 23 May 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina 5/23/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
       
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