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TitleDateNews TypeCountryMandateSubjectLanguages
China: UN experts denounce the criminalization of linguistic and cultural rights advocacy 2/21/2018
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
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
Mauritania: UN rights experts urge immediate reform of “flawed” anti-discrimination law 1/31/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Mauritania
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
Call for States to spearhead a new way of thinking, speaking and acting on migration – UN experts 12/15/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
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
Libya must end “outrageous” auctions of enslaved people, UN experts insist 11/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Libya
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Slavery
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Traffic in persons
  • Violence against women
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Minorities
  • Sale of children
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Urgent need to speed up world action to realise Right to Development – UN experts 11/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • SR right to development
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Right to development
  • Albinism
  • Indigenous people
  • International Order
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • African Descent
  • Women
E F S R C A
Counter-terrorism measures are exacerbating racism and xenophobia, UN rights expert warns 10/31/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Death penalty disproportionately affects the poor, UN rights experts warn 10/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Migrant workers
  • Extreme poverty
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Myanmar: UN experts condemn ongoing persecution of Rohingya in Rakhine State 9/26/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Adequate housing
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
       
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