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Turkey: Drop terror charges against Amnesty chair Taner Kiliç, UN human rights experts urge 2/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Egypt must halt executions, say UN human rights experts 1/26/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • WG on Disappearances
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts urge Turkey not to extend state of emergency 1/17/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • International Order
E F S R C A
UN experts decry Saudi Arabia’s persistent use of anti-terror laws to persecute peaceful activists 1/2/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Turkey: UN experts call for dropping of terror charges against leading human rights defenders 11/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Chile not to use anti-terrorism law against Mapuche indigenous peoples 10/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Chile
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Indigenous people
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Two UN rights experts urge France to bring its draft counter-terrorism law in compliance with its international human rights obligations 9/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • France
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Egypt extends its assault on freedom of expression by blocking dozens of websites – UN experts warn 8/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Sri Lanka routinely tortures security suspects amid stalled reform process, UN expert finds 7/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Human rights and counter-terrorism: UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism concludes visit to Sri Lanka 7/14/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sri Lanka
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
       
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