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Afghanistan: UN experts urge swift global action to protect human rights and prevent ‘civilian slaughter’ 8/16/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Cultural rights
  • Traffic in persons
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Minorities
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Sale of children
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Disability
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
Guatemala: Top judges face threats, must be protected – expert 7/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Iran: Jailed for defending women who opposed compulsory veiling, Nasrin Sotoudeh must be freed, say UN experts 6/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Turkey: Stop mis-using the law to detain human rights defenders, urges UN expert 6/9/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
The right to freedom of religion or belief and the right to live free from violence and discrimination based on SOGI are both built on a promise of human freedom 5/14/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Disability
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
El Salvador: UN expert condemns dismissals of top judges and A-G 5/5/2021
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
One year after: Authorities must comply with Federal High Court decision to release Mubarak Bala on bail 4/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Azerbaijan: UN experts urge release of ailing Government critic Huseyn Abdullayev 4/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Nepal: UN experts express concerns for independence and integrity of the NHRC 4/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nepal
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Freedom of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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