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South Africa: UN experts shocked by death of at least 37 people in flawed relocation process from psychiatric hospitals 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • South Africa
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Disability
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
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 experts urge Myanmar to address serious violations of human rights in northern Rakhine State 10/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Statement by Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, at the 71st session of the General Assembly 10/21/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Statement by the Special Rapporteur at the "Launch of the Parliamentary Fact Sheet on the Death Penalty and Terrorism-related Offences" 10/20/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Ethiopia / South Sudan: Bring back the missing abducted children from the Gambella region 10/14/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Ethiopia
  • South Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Ethiopia: UN experts call for international commission to help investigate systematic violence against protesters 10/10/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Ethiopia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous people
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
“The death penalty should not be used as a deterrent for terrorism” – UN rights experts warn 10/7/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Pakistan authorities to halt execution of a person with disabilities 9/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Pakistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Health
E F S R C A
Sudan: UN rights experts condemn charges of death penalty crimes for human rights activists 8/31/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
       
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