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UN experts urge release of rights defenders in Egypt, condemn misuse of counter-terrorism measures 12/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • 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 the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December 2021 12/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • 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 right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Fund on Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Traffic in persons
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Right to food
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Cultural rights
  • Environment
  • International Order
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Right to development
  • Violence against women
  • Transnational corporations
  • Discrimination
  • Women
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Albinism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Older persons
E F S R C A
UN human rights and counter-terrorism expert on mission to Uzbekistan 11/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Uzbekistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2021
11/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • 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
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • 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 Somalia
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Mercenaries
  • Disability
  • International Order
  • Terrorism
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • Minorities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
  • Adequate housing
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Albinism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Cultural rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Business and human rights
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn Israel’s designation of Palestinian human rights defenders as terrorist organisations 10/25/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • 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 freedom of expression
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of association
  • Business and human rights
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
Counter-terrorism measures increasingly diverging from human rights standards, UN expert warns 10/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Hong Kong: Arrests under security law are serious concern, UN experts call for review 10/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Afghanistan: Women’s full participation in public and political life is crucial 9/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • 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 freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Women
  • Cultural rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Afghanistan: Journalists at risk of persecution need urgent protection – UN experts 9/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Women
E F S R C A
International Day Commemorating the Victims ofActs of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, 22 August 2021 8/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
       
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