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Press releases 2005


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THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN CAMBODIA, CONCERNED ABOUT THE SENTENCE IN ABSENTIA AGAINST OPPOSITION LEADER SAM RAINSY, PRONOUNCED BY THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF PHNOM PENH ON 22 DECEMBER 2005.
27 December 2005


RELIEF AND REHABILITATION EFFORTS REMAIN PROBLEMATIC ONE YEAR AFTER ASIAN TSUNAMI, SAY UN EXPERTS
19 December 2005


UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR CALLS ON GERMANY TO PUT UZBEKISTAN'S INTERIOR MINISTER ON TRIAL FOR CRIMES OF TORTURE
19 December 2005


EXPERT ON ARBITRARY EXECUTIONS CALLS ON IRAN NOT TO EXECUTE ANOTHER JUVENILE
9 December 2005


HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: INDEPENDENT EXPERTS REAFFIRM PROHIBITION OF TORTURE IS ABSOLUTE
9 December 2005

SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN BELARUS EXPRESSES DEEP CONCERN OVER PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CRIMINAL CODE AND CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
9 December 2005


WORKING GROUP ON ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCES ADOPTS GENERAL COMMENT ON AMNESTY LAWS AND IMPUNITY
1 December 2005


WOMEN AND GIRLS BEAR BRUNT OF AIDS WORLWIDE, UN RIGHTS EXPERTS RECALL 
30 November 2005


SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON MYANMAR REGRETS EXTENSION OF HOUSE ARREST OF DAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI
29 November 200
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HIGH COMMISSIONER AND INDEPENDENT EXPERT URGE STRONGER EFFORTS TO FIGHT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN PRIVATE SPHERE
24 November 2005


DONORS MUST MEET INTERNATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO SURVIVORS OF SOUTH ASIA EARTHQUAKE, UN EXPERTS WARN
21 November 2005


EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTIONS CALLS FOR PROBE OF KILLINGS OF IRAQI LAWYERS
16 November 2005


EXPERTS CONCERNED ABOUT SITUATION IN TUNISIA CONCERNING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND ASSEMBLY, AND INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIARY
16 November 2005

EXPERT ON EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS CALLS ON SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT NOT TO CARRY OUT EXECUTION OF MAN CONVICTED OF DRUG TRAFFICKING
15 November 2005


SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN BELARUS CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION OF MURDER OF JOURNALISTS
11 November 2005


EXPERT ON RIGHTS DEFENDERS CONCERNED OVER NEW CODE OF CONDUCT FOR "SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS" IN NEPAL
10 November 2005


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS CONCERNED ABOUT TRIAL OF ALLEGED ORGANIZERS OF ANDIJAN EVENTS
26 October 2005


RIGHTS EXPERT EXPRESSES DEEP CONCERN OVER ARRESTS OF JOURNALIST AND TRADE UNIONIST IN CAMBODIA
20 October 2005


RIGHTS EXPERT URGES TUNISIA TO RELEASE UNCONDITIONALLY PERSONS IMPRISONED FOR EXERCISING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
14 October 2005


SOUTH ASIA TREMOR MUST REINFORCE RESOLVE TO WORK TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT OF SAFE HOUSING STANDARDS, RIGHTS EXPERT SAYS
13 October 2005


RIGHTS EXPERT EXPRESSES DEEP CONCERN OVER SITUATION OF MIGRANTS IN MOROCCO AND SPANISH ENCLAVES, URGES END TO COLLECTIVE
12 October 2005


ADEQUATE HOUSING IS RIGHT OF EVERY WOMAN, MAN, YOUTH AND CHILD, SAYS SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON WORLD HABITAT DAY
4 October 2005


UN PANEL EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER PERSISTENCE OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES, UNDERREPORTING OF CASES
26 August 2005


'DIPLOMATIC ASSURANCES' NOT AN ADEQUATE SAFEGUARD FOR DEPORTEES, UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR AGAINST TORTURE WARNS
23 August 2005


UN EXPERTS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER IMMINENT EVICTION OF TAIWANESE RESIDENTS IN LO-SHENG SANATORIUM
20 July 2005


HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER REPORTED DENIAL OF MEDICAL CARE TO IMPRISONED IRANIAN JOURNALIST
15 July 2005


UN EXPERTS DEPLORE ZIMBABWE'S CAMPAIGN OF FORCED EVICTION
24 June 2005


UN EXPERTS ADDRESS CONCERNS REGARDING GUATANAMO BAY DETAINEES
23 June 2005


THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT RISK OF FAMINE IN NIGER
22 June 2005


RIGHTS EXPERTS CALLS FOR RELEASE OF DAW AUNG SAN SUU KYI AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS IN MYANMAR
17 June 2005


UN REPRESENTATIVE URGES CROATIA TO BRING FINAL CLOSURE TO NATIONAL ISSUE ON INTERNALLY-DISPLACED PERSONS
9 June 2005


SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN BELARUS STRONGLY CONDEMNS SENTENCING OF BELARUSIAN OPPOSITION LEADERS
7 June 2005


ALLEGED MASS FORCED EVICTIONS IN ZIMBABWE COULD CONSTITUTE GROSS RIGHTS VIOLATION, HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT SAYS
3 June 2005


UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS DEPLORE RECENT KILLINGS DURING RELOCATION OF DISPLACED PERSONS IN SUDANESE CAPITAL
20 May 2005


UN RIGHTS EXPERTS APPEAL FOR MEASURES TO ENSURE FREE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN TOGO
21 April 2005


JOINT STATEMENT BY 15 HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION ON DARFUR, SUDAN
16 March 2005


JOINT STATEMENT BY UN EXPERTS ON THE OCCASION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT APPEALS TO BARBADOS TO STOP EXECUTIONS
12 February 2005


UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS EXPRESS SERIOUS CONCERN ABOUT SITUATION IN NEPAL
8 February 2005

UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS EXPRESS CONTINUED CONCERN ABOUT SITUATION OF GUATANAMO BAY DETAINEES
4 February 2005


17 YEARS OLD ACCUSED OF ESPIONAGE RELEASED INTO CUSTODY OF INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN SOMALIA
3 February 2005

UN EXPERT URGES INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO REMEMBER TSUNAMI-AFFECTED SOMALIA
24 January 2005

HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS CALL FOR FOCUSING ATTENTION ON MOST VULNERABLE TSUNAMI SURVIVORS
11 January 2005