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Brazil: UN experts alarmed by killing of Rio human rights defender who decried military intervention 3/26/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Comment by UN Human Rights Office Spokesperson Liz Throssell on the killing of Rio de Janeiro councillor Marielle Franco 3/15/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
Brazil must act now to avoid losing ground in fight against modern slavery – UN experts 11/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Slavery
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcomes of United Kingdom, India and Brazil 9/21/2017
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Brazil
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
Indigenous and environmental rights under attack in Brazil, UN and Inter-American experts warn 6/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Brazil’s human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review 5/2/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Universal Periodic Review
  • Universal Periodic Review
E F S R C A
Brazil 20-year public expenditure cap will breach human rights, UN expert warns 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
UN experts launch urgent call for action on anniversary of devastating Brazil dam collapse 11/4/2016
  • Brazil
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Right to drinking water
  • Toxic waste
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
UN rights expert urges Brazil not to lower the age of criminal responsibility of children 8/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Brazilian mine disaster – UN experts call for a timely resolution after the settlement suspension 7/5/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Business and human rights
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
       
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