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Human Rights Committee opens one hundred and twenty-first session 10/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Human Rights Committee
E F S R C A
France must provide safe drinking water and sanitation for migrants in the “Calais Jungle”, say UN rights experts 10/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • France
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Right to drinking water
  • Adequate housing
  • Migrant workers
E F S R C A
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
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – Tuesday 17 October 2017 10/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
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
Human Rights Council President appoints Hanny Megally of Egypt to serve on Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
  • CoISyria
E F S R C A
Denmark must extend toxic substance protection standards beyond its borders – UN expert 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
Press briefing notes on Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia / LGBT and Boko Haram trials in Nigeria 10/13/2017
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Nigeria
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
Azerbaijan: UN rights experts alarmed by reports of persecution of people perceived to be gay or trans 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN torture prevention body to make first visit to Spain 10/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
E F S R C A
       
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