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Kenya must lift protest ban and end pattern of police brutality ahead of poll, UN experts warn 10/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Arbitrary police violence can amount to torture, even in public spaces, UN expert warns 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
International Safe Abortion Day – Thursday 28 September 2017 9/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
EU ‘trying to move border to Libya’ using policy that breaches rights – UN experts 8/17/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Libya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
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
UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaeg 7/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Ending torture needs fresh commitment from every UN Member State – UN experts 6/23/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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
Un expert anti-torture de l’ONU appelle la Suisse à annuler sa décision d’extrader une militante basque vers l’Espagne 4/24/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
End abuse and detention of gay men in Chechnya, UN human rights experts tell Russia 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
E F S R C A
       
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