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Racism and xenophobia put human rights of human trafficking victims at risk – UN expert 7/29/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Minorities
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Education
  • Transnational corporations
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Guatemala: Stop treating indigenous human rights defenders like criminals – UN experts 7/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • Human rights defenders
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Thailand: UN experts warn against heritage status for Kaeng Krachan national park 7/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Thailand
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Environment
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Myanmar: Human rights defenders under siege, say UN experts 7/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
India must halt mass eviction that threatens to leave 100,000 homeless – UN experts 7/16/2021
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Minorities
  • Right to drinking water
  • Extreme poverty
  • Education
E F S R C A
Egypt: Human rights defenders held incommunicado, face spurious charges, says UN expert 7/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
India: Death in custody of priest Stan Swamy is devastating – UN expert 7/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Health
E F S R C A
Honduras must stop criminalising defence of indigenous rights, say UN experts 7/9/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Iran must stop using long-term detention to silence human rights defenders, says UN expert 7/6/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Guatemala: UN and OAS experts sound alarm about ‘choking’ NGO law 7/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • 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
  • Freedom of movement
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
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