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UK: UN experts voice concern at proposed blanket impunity to address legacy of “the Troubles” in Northern Ireland 8/10/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations 6/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Holy See
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Disability
  • Sale of children
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
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
Turkey: Withdrawal from Istanbul Convention is a pushback against women’s rights, say human rights experts 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Right to food
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to development
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Sale of children
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
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
Syria: UN experts urge 57 States to repatriate women and children from squalid camps 2/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Right to drinking water
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sale of children
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Women
  • Privacy
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
Sri Lanka: Experts dismayed by regressive steps, call for renewed UN scrutiny and efforts to ensure accountability 2/5/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Freedom of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Minorities
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Truth justice and reparation
E F S R C A
Russia: UN experts raise fair trial concerns over case of Gulag historian Yuri Alexeevich Dmitriev 2/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Urgent action needed to end pandemic of femicide and violence against women, says UN expert 11/23/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • 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 the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Sale of children
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Leprosy
  • Right to drinking water
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Albinism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Cultural rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Terrorism
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to development
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
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