OHCHR LATEST NEWS 

These search results include news published from 2014-present.
For older news, visit the News Archives.

Advanced Search

Result 1 - 10 of 364

Next -->
TitleDateNews TypeCountryMandateSubjectLanguages
UN experts urge Iran to release human rights defenders from prison during COVID-19 9/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn jail sentence against Algerian journalist and call for his release 9/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Algeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN experts: Pakistan must end enforced disappearance of human rights defender 9/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Pakistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Turkish human rights lawyer dies after hunger strike 9/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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 independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts call on Chile to drop criminal charges against influential feminist artistic group 8/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Imprisoned human rights defenders in Egypt at grave risk of COVID-19, say UN human rights experts 8/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Afghanistan to prevent further killings of human rights defenders 8/14/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Belarus must stop attacking peaceful protesters, UN human rights experts say 8/13/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Peru: UN experts urge ratification of landmark Escazú Agreement to promote responsible business conduct 8/10/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Peru
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
UN experts call for urgent action to remedy “alarming” human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir 8/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Religious intolerance
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
       
Next -->