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United States: UN expert decries new laws targeting peaceful and Black Lives Matter protesters 5/5/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • African Descent
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on guilty verdict in George Floyd case 4/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
USA: Shackling of aged inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal, is deplorable - UN experts 4/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • African Descent
  • Disability
  • Health
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
USA: “Rewards for Justice” program violates human rights, say UN experts 4/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Unilateral coercive measures
E F S R C A
USA: UN experts call for President Biden to end death penalty 3/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Death penalty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Permanent state of emergency cannot be used as a justification or ground for unilateral sanctions 3/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
USA: Environmental racism in “Cancer Alley” must end – experts 3/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Transnational corporations
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
E F S R C A
USA: UN experts urge far-reaching reforms on policing and racism 2/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • African Descent
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to food
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Extreme poverty
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
United States: Guantanamo Bay review must ensure closure and appropriate remedies for those tortured and detained, say UN experts 2/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Disappearances
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Health
E F S R C A
US should end use of private, ‘for-profit’ migrant detention centres, say UN experts 2/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Mercenaries
E F S R C A
       
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