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USA: UN rights experts urge the Governor of Virginia to halt execution of man with psychosocial disability 7/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
E F S R C A
Egypt must halt executions of six men sentenced after unfair trials – UN experts 6/22/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Domestic violence a form of “arbitrary execution”, says UN rights expert 6/7/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
UN rights office launches global guidelines for investigating unlawful killings 5/24/2017
  • Press Releases
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
The Maldives must investigate murder of journalist Yameen Rasheed and hold those responsible to account – UN experts 5/9/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Maldives
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Drug Issues, Different Perspectives: A Policy Forum, May 5-6, 2017 GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium Manila 5/5/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Special Rapporteur rejects misinformation about her current academic visit to Philippines 5/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Venezuela must allow peaceful protests and investigate killing of demonstrators, say UN experts 4/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
“Respect international law” – UN experts urge Iran to stop executions of two men sentenced to death as children 4/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Children rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
End abuse and detention of gay men in Chechnya, UN human rights experts tell Russia 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
E F S R C A
       
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