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UN expert calls on Northern Triangle countries to ensure transparent selection of new attorneys general 4/3/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • El Salvador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
China: UN experts concerned about health of jailed rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong 3/23/2018
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Saudi Arabia to halt executions on spying, spreading Shia faith charges 3/15/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
E F S R C A
Turkey: Drop terror charges against Amnesty chair Taner Kiliç, UN human rights experts urge 2/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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 independence of judges and lawyers
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Rule of law under siege in the Maldives, say UN human rights experts 2/12/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Fiji
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Death sentence of Bahá’í follower in Yemen must be quashed – UN rights experts 1/25/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Religious intolerance
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
Poland reforms are part of plan that severely undermines independence of judiciary, says UN Special Rapporteur 12/22/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Poland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Philippines to stop attacks and killings in anti-drugs campaign 11/23/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Poland judicial independence under threat, UN expert finds 10/27/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Poland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
       
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