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Turkey: Life sentences for journalists are “unprecedented assault on free speech”, say UN and OSCE experts 2/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Planned US execution of seriously ill Doyle Hamm may amount to torture, UN experts warn 2/16/2018
  • 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
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
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities examines report of Haiti 2/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Haiti
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Press briefing notes on Iran, Hungary and El Salvador 2/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Press Briefing Notes
  • Hungary
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • El Salvador
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
Zeid urges Iran to stop violating international law by executing juvenile offenders 2/16/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN expert group on people of African descent on fact-finding visit to Spain 2/15/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Twentieth session of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee to be held in Geneva from 19 to 23 February 2/15/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council Advisory Committee
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council Advisory Committee
E F S R C A
African states affirm the rights of persons with disabilities in a new landmark Protocol 2/15/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
Afghanistan: 10,000 civilian casualties in 2017 – UN report Suicide attacks and IEDs caused high number of deaths and injuries 2/15/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
       
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