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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
Bangladesh: UN experts urge retrial of opposition leader facing death penalty following international standards 8/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Bangladesh
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
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 experts urge the Philippines to stop unlawful killings of people suspected of drug-related offences 8/18/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts urge Indonesia to halt new wave of executions 7/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Indonesia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Turkey to respect the independence of the judiciary and uphold the rule of law 7/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
El Salvador: “Hope for the victims” – UN experts welcome annulment of the Amnesty Law 7/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Indigenous people
  • Violence against women
  • Independence of judiciary
  • International Order
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Women
  • Women rights
E F S R C A
UN rights experts condemn killing of Cambodian political analyst and activist Kem Ley 7/13/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Cambodia
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Maldives to halt execution and maintain 60 year-old unofficial moratorium 7/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Maldives
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
       
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