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“Kazakhstan should release rights defenders Bokayev and Ayan” – UN experts 12/6/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Kazakhstan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts urge China to investigate disappearance of human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong 12/6/2016
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
“Fragile” DRC at risk as government clamps down on critics, UN expert warns 12/1/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 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
For International Women Human Rights Defenders Day – 29 November 2016 11/25/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
International Women Human Rights Defenders Day –29 November 2016 11/25/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn charges against Iranian woman seeking missing relatives 11/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Egypt steps up travel bans on rights defenders with “chilling effect”, UN expert warns 11/24/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
One year on: UN group renews call for Saudi Arabia to release human rights activists 11/17/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Native Americans facing excessive force in North Dakota pipeline protests – UN expert 11/15/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Indigenous people
  • Environment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Business and human rights
  • Cultural rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
UN experts criticize Kenya police for excessive use of force against peaceful protesters 11/10/2016
  • 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
       
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