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Turkish human rights lawyer dies after hunger strike 9/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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 independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts call on Chile to drop criminal charges against influential feminist artistic group 8/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Urgent action needed to end pandemic of gender-based violence, say women’s rights experts 7/14/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Commission on the Status of Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Women rights
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN expert calls for end to gender-based violence against women journalists 7/8/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue on violence against women, starts dialogue on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity 7/7/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Violence against women
  • Leprosy
E F S R C A
Statement by the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences Dubravka Šimonović at the 44th session of the Human Rights Council 7/7/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Philippines: UN human rights experts renew call for an on-the-ground independent, impartial investigation 6/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of 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 to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Right to drinking water
  • Extreme poverty
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Slavery
  • Toxic waste
  • International Order
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Adequate housing
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Older persons
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Right to development
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Israeli annexation of parts of the Palestinian West Bank would break international law – UN experts call on the international community to ensure accountability 6/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Independent expert older persons
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert to examine the question of a draft optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • African Descent
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Leprosy
  • Adequate housing
  • Toxic waste
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Older persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Environment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Terrorism
  • Business and human rights
  • Privacy
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Traffic in persons
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Slavery
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • External debt
  • Sale of children
  • Transnational corporations
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Zimbabwe: UN experts demand an immediate end to abductions and torture 6/10/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Zimbabwe
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Statement on the Protests against Systemic Racism in the United States 6/5/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Women
E F S R C A
       
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