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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
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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
Egypt: Human rights defenders held incommunicado, face spurious charges, says UN expert 7/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
India: Death in custody of priest Stan Swamy is devastating – UN expert 7/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Health
E F S R C A
Pakistan: UN experts demand halt to mass evictions along Karachi’s watercourses 6/25/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Pakistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN expert strives to make right to health a reality for all 6/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Health
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
Iran: Jailed for defending women who opposed compulsory veiling, Nasrin Sotoudeh must be freed, say UN experts 6/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
China: UN human rights experts alarmed by ‘organ harvesting’ allegations 6/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Syria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Traffic in persons
  • Health
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN experts: G7 Governments must ensure vaccines’ access in developing countries 6/9/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Extreme poverty
  • Health
  • Business and human rights
  • Right to development
  • Transnational corporations
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
Turkey: Stop mis-using the law to detain human rights defenders, urges UN expert 6/9/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
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