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UN experts make urgent call for US to regularize, protect rights of young migrants as DACA deadline nears 2/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Women
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Migrant workers
E F S R C A
UN expert alarmed at Israeli Supreme Court's "license to torture” ruling 2/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Planned US execution of seriously ill Doyle Hamm may amount to torture, UN experts warn 2/19/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Iran to annul death sentence against Ahmadreza Djalali 2/9/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
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 rights experts call on Iran to annul death sentence against academic and free him 12/20/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
“US must stop policy of impunity for the crime of torture"- UN rights expert 12/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Argentina: UN experts and bodies welcome sentences for dictatorship-era crimes against humanity 12/5/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Argentina
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on optional protocol to CAT
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Human rights must be central in all discussions concerning migrants, UN experts urge States 12/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Traffic in persons
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Slavery
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
       
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