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Death penalty disproportionately affects the poor, UN rights experts warn 10/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Migrant workers
  • Extreme poverty
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Myanmar: UN experts condemn ongoing persecution of Rohingya in Rakhine State 9/26/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Adequate housing
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
Nigeria: UN experts denounce ultimatum and death threats targeting Igbo minority 8/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Discrimination
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
US racism on the rise, UN experts warn in wake of Charlottesville violence 8/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
  • Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Counter-terrorism measures are fuelling racism, UN rights expert warns 6/20/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
States urged by UN experts to act now against racial profiling and incitement to racial hatred 3/21/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Expertos de la ONU piden al Congreso de Guatemala que apoye la iniciativa 5179 2/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Women
E F S R C A
US travel ban: “New policy breaches Washington’s human rights obligations” – UN experts 2/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Terrorism
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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
The end of racism and xenophobia relies on the commitment of Fiji’s political leadership – UN expert 12/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Fiji
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
       
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