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Human rights under increasing attack worldwide 12/9/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent expert on the situation of human rights in Burundi
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Guatemala
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Spécial Rapporteur on Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • 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 internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Iraq
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on children in armed conflict
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Special Representative of the CHR on Iran
  • Human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Administration of justice
  • African Descent
  • Ageing persons
  • Albinism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Business and human rights
  • Children rights
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Environment
  • Economic social and cultural rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of movement
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Right to peace
  • Right to property
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Women rights
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“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
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
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Egypt NGO bill threatens to “devastate” civil society, UN expert warns 11/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
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
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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
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DRC: UN rights experts urge end to ‘unjustified’ ban on protests 11/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 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
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
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Pursuit of profit and corporate power undermine workers’ assembly and association rights, warns UN expert 10/21/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
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Statement by Maina Kiai, Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the 71st session of the General Assembly 10/20/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
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