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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
UN expert urges El Salvador step up measures to halt murders, vicious cycle of impunity 2/6/2018
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
El Salvador End of Mission Statement 2/5/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • El Salvador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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
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 experts express serious alarm at effort to shut down independent media outlet in the Philippines 1/25/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Official visit to El Salvador by UN human rights expert on extrajudicial executions 1/22/2018
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
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 halt execution of second juvenile offender in as many weeks 1/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
       
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