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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
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UN rights experts urge Nigeria to immediately release humanist accused of blasphemy 7/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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Iran: UN experts call for the urgent release from prison of human rights defender with COVID-19 symptoms 7/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
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UN experts demand Iran quash death sentences against protesters 7/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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25th Anniversary – Srebrenica Memorial Day, 11 July 2020
Remembering Srebrenica: Honour victims and survivors by preventing future atrocities, UN experts urge
7/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Iran: UN rights experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish political prisoner 7/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
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UN experts call for decisive measures to protect fundamental freedoms in China 6/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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 freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Adequate housing
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to food
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Older persons
  • Trafficking
  • Health
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Sale of children
  • Mercenaries
  • Extreme poverty
  • Women
  • Privacy
  • Traffic in persons
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UN experts urge India to release protest leaders 6/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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Philippines: UN human rights experts renew call for an on-the-ground independent, impartial investigation 6/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Right to drinking water
  • Extreme poverty
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Slavery
  • Toxic waste
  • International Order
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Adequate housing
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Right to development
  • Transnational corporations
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US attacks against the International Criminal Court a threat to judicial independence – UN experts 6/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • Toxic waste
  • International Order
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Older persons
  • Albinism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Transnational corporations
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