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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
Ahead of referendum, UN experts warn Turkey about impact of purge on economic, social and cultural rights 4/13/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights education
E F S R C A
Hungarian Parliament urged by UN expert to reconsider new law targeting Central European University 4/11/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Hungary
  • Cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Cultural rights
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Russia to drop Jehovah’s Witness lawsuit which threatens religious freedom 4/4/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge lawmakers to stop “alarming” trend to curb freedom of assembly in the US 3/30/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Russian Federation: “Immediately release detained peaceful protesters” 3/29/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Belarus: UN expert decries return of mass violence against peaceful protesters and demands release of all detained 3/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge UAE: “Immediately release Human Rights Defender Ahmed Mansoor” 3/28/2017
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • 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
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN rights experts condemn Viet Nam for incommunicado detention of blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ 3/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Viet Nam
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
E F S R C A
UN experts urge States and companies to address online gender-based abuse but warn against censorship 3/8/2017
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
       
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