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“US must stop policy of impunity for the crime of torture"- UN rights expert 12/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Argentina: UN experts and bodies welcome sentences for dictatorship-era crimes against humanity 12/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on optional protocol to CAT
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Human rights must be central in all discussions concerning migrants, UN experts urge States 12/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Traffic in persons
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Slavery
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Serbia and Kosovo: UN expert commends improvements but urges progress on arbitrary detention and police impunity 11/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Serbia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Preliminary observations and recommendations of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Mr. Nils Melzer* on the official visit to Serbia and Kosovo1 – 13 to 24 November 2017 11/27/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Serbia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Kenya must lift protest ban and end pattern of police brutality ahead of poll, UN experts warn 10/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Arbitrary police violence can amount to torture, even in public spaces, UN expert warns 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
International Safe Abortion Day – Thursday 28 September 2017 9/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
EU ‘trying to move border to Libya’ using policy that breaches rights – UN experts 8/17/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Libya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
E F S R C A
Venezuela must end systematic detentions and military trials for protesters – UN experts 8/4/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
       
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