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The Magnitude and Scope of Inequalities Created and Exacerbated by COVID-19 Is Truly Shocking, High Commissioner Tells Human Rights Council 9/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Human Rights Council
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Human Rights Council
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Brazil: Supreme Court must uphold indigenous land rights – UN expert 8/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Indigenous Peoples still face severe challenges due to COVID-19 8/6/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
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
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
Peru: Clean up oil pollution in indigenous communities before allowing more drilling, UN experts urge 6/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Toxics and human rights
E F S R C A
Mexico: UN and regional experts call for peace after violent election campaign 6/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Canada, Holy See to investigate mass grave at indigenous school 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Holy See
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Time for UN to formally recognise right to clean, healthy environment - experts 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • African Descent
  • Extreme poverty
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • External debt
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Adequate housing
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Women
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