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UN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam Alsaeg 7/18/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Ending torture needs fresh commitment from every UN Member State – UN experts 6/23/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Fund for Victims of Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Egypt must halt executions of six men sentenced after unfair trials – UN experts 6/22/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • 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
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Un expert anti-torture de l’ONU appelle la Suisse à annuler sa décision d’extrader une militante basque vers l’Espagne 4/24/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
End abuse and detention of gay men in Chechnya, UN human rights experts tell Russia 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Filipino legislators to reject death penalty bill 3/16/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Malta Summit: “Is Libya the right disembarking point for migrants?” – UN rights expert 2/3/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Libya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Migrant workers
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Slavery
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Iran to halt the imminent execution of juvenile offender Hamid Ahmadi 2/2/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
US travel ban: “New policy breaches Washington’s human rights obligations” – UN experts 2/1/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Terrorism
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Torture is torture, and waterboarding is not an exception – UN expert urges the US not to reinstate it 1/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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