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Iran must halt imminent execution of Kurdish prisoner – UN experts 9/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
International Day Commemorating the Victims ofActs of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, 22 August 2021 8/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • 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
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
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
UN experts call for end to police brutality worldwide 8/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Ghana: Anti-LGBTI draft bill a “recipe for violence” – UN experts 8/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Ghana
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Violence against women
  • Education
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts call for an end to police brutality worldwide 8/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Racism and xenophobia put human rights of human trafficking victims at risk – UN expert 7/29/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • 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 torture
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Minorities
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Education
  • Transnational corporations
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Venezuela: Save lives of cancer patients endangered by U.S. sanctions – experts 7/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • International Order
  • Right to development
  • Health
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
UAE: UN experts condemn forced return of ex-Guantanamo inmate to Russia despite torture risk 7/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Governments must protect those who help torture victims, say human rights experts 6/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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