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UN experts call for release of Burundi human rights defender Germain Rukuki 8/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • 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
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Honduras must boost protection of LGBTI rights defenders, UN experts urge after latest attack 8/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Kenya must act to ensure peaceful elections, UN experts say on eve of poll 8/7/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Venezuela must end systematic detentions and military trials for protesters – UN experts 8/4/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Venezuela: UN rights expert concerned at potential for repression in Sunday’s ‘Sovereign Consultation’ 7/14/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Turkey: UN experts seek release of all rights defenders as clampdown worsens 7/14/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • 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 rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Bahrain must end worsening human rights clampdown, UN experts say 6/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • 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 freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
Venezuela must allow peaceful protests and investigate killing of demonstrators, say UN experts 4/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Ahead of referendum, UN experts warn Turkey about impact of purge on economic, social and cultural rights 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights education
E F S R C A
Hungarian Parliament urged by UN expert to reconsider new law targeting Central European University 4/11/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Hungary
  • Cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Cultural rights
  • Freedom of association
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