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UN experts warn of closing digital space amid COVID-19 pandemic 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Kyrgyzstan: Death of human rights defender Azimjan Askarov a stain on country’s reputation, says UN expert 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Nigeria to immediately release humanist accused of blasphemy 7/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Iran: UN experts call for the urgent release from prison of human rights defender with COVID-19 symptoms 7/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Tanzania to end crackdown on civic space 7/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • 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
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Ethiopia to allow peaceful protests, welcome partial restoration of Internet 7/21/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Ethiopia
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
States must stop exporting unwanted toxic chemicals to poorer countries, says UN expert 7/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Toxic waste
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Leprosy
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • African Descent
  • Women
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Turkey: UN expert alarmed by prosecution’s call for guilty verdict for Istanbul 10 and Taner Kılıç 7/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN experts demand end to crackdown on protesters in Belarus ahead of elections 7/1/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Mexico: UN expert urges guaranteed protection for women human rights defenders 6/29/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
       
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