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Torture: UN expert calls on the Turkish Government to live up to its “zero tolerance” policy 12/2/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • 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 and degrading treatment or punishment, Mr. Nils Melzer on the Official visit to Turkey – 27 November to 2 December 2016 12/2/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN Special Rapporteur on torture to visit Turkey 11/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Mauritania: UN experts concerned about situation of jailed human rights activists 10/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Mauritania
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Extreme poverty
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Set universal standards for interviewing detainees without coercion, UN anti-torture expert urges States 10/18/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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
Iran: UN rights expert calls for the immediate release of dual nationals 10/7/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Women
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
South Korea: UN rights expert calls for independent investigation into lethal use of water cannon 9/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Freedom of association
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
E F S R C A
“Unsafe abortion is still killing tens of thousands women around the world” – UN rights experts warn 9/27/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Violence against women
  • Health
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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