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UN experts urge Kenya to end crackdown on rights groups to ensure fair elections 2/14/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Burundi: UN experts raise alarm at growing repression of NGOs and human rights defenders 2/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Mexico / Rights defenders: “The best way to protect them is fighting impunity” – UN expert 1/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
End of mission statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst on his visit to Mexico from from 16 to 24 January 2017 1/24/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Outrageous and senseless: the murder of Isidro Baldenegro Lopez, a Raramuri environmental defender 1/19/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Rights defenders: “Do they feel safe in Mexico?” – UN expert launches official visit to assess the situation 1/11/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn string of Ecuador clampdowns on human rights organizations 12/30/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Ecuador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Indigenous people
E F S R C A
DRC: UN experts urge Government to lift "abusive" restrictions on protesters to head off violence 12/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Human rights defenders under growing legal pressure in the OPT – UN rights experts 12/16/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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 occupied Palestine
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn Egypt as clampdown “tightens the noose” on women’s rights movement 12/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Violence against women
  • Women
E F S R C A
       
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