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UN rights experts urge Pakistan to halt ongoing surge in executions and to reinstate moratorium on death penalty 7/29/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Pakistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Health
  • Disability
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN rights experts hail Zambia’s move away from death penalty, but warn of “areas of concern” in Africa 7/22/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Zambia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Burundi: UN experts call for determined Security Council action to prevent mass violence in the Great Lakes region 7/16/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Tlatlaya case, a year on – UN rights expert urges Mexican authorities to consider new evidence 7/6/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
US / Death penalty: UN experts call for federal moratorium as Boston bomber gets death sentence 6/26/2015
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Death penalty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
New technologies –if used right– are vital tools in the fight against human rights violations 6/19/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Pakistan must immediately halt execution of child offender Shafqat Hussain – UN rights experts urge 6/5/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Pakistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Death penalty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Death penalty
E F S R C A
Joint statement by UN Special Procedures on the occasion of World Environment Day (5 June 2015) 6/5/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Representative of the S-G on internally displaced persons
  • Independent expert of the S-G on Haiti
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • African Descent
  • Cultural rights
  • International Order
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Migrant workers
  • Older persons
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Toxic waste
  • Business and human rights
  • Violence against women
  • External debt
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
SE Asia / Migrants: “Saving the lives of those stranded at sea should remain the priority” – UN rights experts 5/21/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Migrant workers
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Traffic in persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
A central role for a civil society is the only way to guarantee inclusive post-2015 development goals 5/18/2015
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Migrant workers
  • Terrorism
  • Mercenaries
  • Traffic in persons
  • Slavery
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Disability
  • International Order
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
E F S R C A
       
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