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Myanmar: Military must restore democracy, allow people to protest and express themselves, say UN experts 2/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Freedom of association
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Transnational corporations
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USA: UN experts urge far-reaching reforms on policing and racism 2/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • African Descent
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to food
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Extreme poverty
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Philippines: UN experts urge release of Senator Leila De Lima after four years in pre-trial detention 2/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Violence against women
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Women
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
Venezuela: Human rights defenders released but charges remain; criminalisation of civil society must stop 2/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Women
E F S R C A
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Stop extradition of rights defender at risk of torture or ill-treatment, say UN experts 2/10/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Thailand: UN experts alarmed by rise in use of lèse-majesté laws 2/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Thailand
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
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
  • 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
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
27 January 2021
1/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Cultural rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Russia: UN experts laud courage of Alexei Navalny, call for immediate release 1/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
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