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Statements and news


UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Key Note address of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Religious Minorities and Human Rights: An Urgent Agenda
27 September 2012

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21 March 2012

Independent expert on minority issues, Rita Izsák
Latvia: “Rejection of Russian as an official language should inspire dialogue on minority rights” – UN expert
22 February 2012

First mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina by the UN Independent Expert on minority issues
13 September 2012

Bosnia and Herzegovina: UN Expert urges measures to promote minority rights and unity
25 September 2012

Independent Experts
On the occasion of International Roma Day: “Let’s not accept another lost generation of Roma”
8 April 2012

Tensions between ethnic and religious minorities threaten Myanmar’s democratic transition” – UN expert
13 June 2012

For Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2 August 2012 States must confront modern-day hatred, violence and discrimination against Roma" - UN expert
2 August 2012

Roma evictions / expulsions: “France must comply with international non-discrimination standards” – UN experts
29 August 2012

Libya: UN experts call for a swift and rigorous response to the destruction of Sufi sites
10 September 2012

UN experts on Iran and freedom of religion concerned over situation of religious minorities in the country
20 September 2012  

Myanmar urged to end violence and protect vulnerable communities in Rakhine State – UN experts
31 October 2012

UN Declaration on Minority Rights at 20
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