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OHCHR NEWS 2014-Present

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UN rights experts urge India to act after murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh 9/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts urge China to release lawyer Jiang Tianyong currently on trial for subversion 9/6/2017
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Egypt extends its assault on freedom of expression by blocking dozens of websites – UN experts warn 8/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
UN experts call for release of Burundi human rights defender Germain Rukuki 8/25/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Honduras must boost protection of LGBTI rights defenders, UN experts urge after latest attack 8/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Venezuela must end systematic detentions and military trials for protesters – UN experts 8/4/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Mexico: UN experts call for an independent and impartial investigation into use of spyware against rights defenders and journalists 7/19/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn Viet Nam’s jailing of prominent blogger Mother Mushroom 6/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Viet Nam
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on human rights and the environment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Demand for Qatar to close Al-Jazeera “a major blow to media pluralism” – UN expert 6/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Qatar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN expert demands urgent boost for online rights amid rampant State censorship 6/12/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
       
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