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UN human rights expert calls on Azerbaijan to rethink punitive approach to civil society 9/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
End of mission statement by Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders 9/22/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Azerbaijan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Azerbaijan: UN expert’s visit to assess the situation of human rights defenders 9/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Sudan: UN rights experts condemn charges of death penalty crimes for human rights activists 8/31/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Honduras, one of the most dangerous countries for human rights defenders – Experts warn 8/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Turkey to adhere to its human rights obligations even in time of declared emergency 8/19/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Migrant workers
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to drinking water
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Mercenaries
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Bahrain to end the persecution of Shias 8/16/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts urge China to stop ill-treatment of human rights defender Guo Feixiong 8/4/2016
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on draft protocol on children in armed conflicts
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
“High time to end police impunity” – UN experts raise alarm at on-going pattern of extrajudicial killings in Kenya 7/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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 torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN Expert urges Thailand to ensure free debate ahead of the constitutional referendum 7/26/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Thailand
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
       
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