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Iran: Spying charges against wildlife activists “hard to fathom”, say UN experts 2/23/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Viet Nam: UN rights experts urge release of activists jailed for protesting toxic spill 2/23/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Viet Nam
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Toxic waste
E F S R C A
China: UN experts denounce the criminalization of linguistic and cultural rights advocacy 2/21/2018
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts say constitutional changes in Cambodia impinge on democracy 2/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Turkey: Life sentences for journalists are “unprecedented assault on free speech”, say UN and OSCE experts 2/19/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
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
Mauritania: UN rights experts urge immediate reform of “flawed” anti-discrimination law 1/31/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Mauritania
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Slavery
E F S R C A
UN experts express serious alarm at effort to shut down independent media outlet in the Philippines 1/25/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts urge Turkey not to extend state of emergency 1/17/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • 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 Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Slavery
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to drinking water
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • International Order
E F S R C A
Iran: UN experts urge respect for protesters’ rights 1/5/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
       
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