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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
India must halt mass eviction that threatens to leave 100,000 homeless – UN experts 7/16/2021
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Minorities
  • Right to drinking water
  • Extreme poverty
  • Education
E F S R C A
Chile: Nearly 40 years on, still no remedy for victims of Swedish toxic waste – UN experts 6/7/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • 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 situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
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
E F S R C A
Joint Statement by UN human rights experts for World Environment Day 6/4/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • 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
E F S R C A
Brazil: UN experts deplore attacks by illegal miners on indigenous peoples; alarmed by mercury levels 6/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • 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 defenders
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sanitation
  • Health
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Gaza-Israel: UN experts welcome ceasefire, call for ICC probe 5/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Education
  • Right to food
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Switzerland: Two abducted girls held at grim Syria camp must be returned home – UN experts 4/22/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Violence against women
  • Health
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
Statement on World Water Day 3/19/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
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