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North Dakota: “Indigenous peoples must be consulted prior to oil pipeline construction” – UN expert 9/23/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Indigenous people
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to drinking water
  • Freedom of association
  • Cultural rights
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
USA: Inequality casts dark shadow over exercise of assembly and association rights, UN expert says 7/28/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the conclusion of his visit to the United States of America 7/27/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
USA / People of African descent: UN expert group condemns recent killings 7/8/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Freedoms of assembly and association: UN expert announces first official visit to the USA 7/7/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Zeid urges U.S. to adopt robust gun control measures to pre-empt further killings 6/14/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
Flint: “Not just about water, but human rights” – UN experts remind ahead of President Obama’s visit 5/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
HC Zeid speaks out against hatred and violence at Cleveland law school 4/15/2016
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
Apple-FBI case could have serious global ramifications for human rights: Zeid 3/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human rights
E F S R C A
“It’s not just about closing Guantánamo, but also ensuring accountability,” UN rights experts say 2/26/2016
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • International Order
E F S R C A
       
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