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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
Human rights and counter-terrorism: UN expert launches first mission to Sri Lanka 7/6/2017
  • 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
Egypt must halt executions of six men sentenced after unfair trials – UN experts 6/22/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Saudi Arabia must reform counter-terror law and free peaceful critics, says UN rights expert 5/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism concludes visit to Saudi Arabia 5/4/2017
  • Statements/Messages
  • Saudi Arabia
  • 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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