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UN experts urge Thai government to allow peaceful protests and release unconditionally those arbitrarily detained 10/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Thailand
  • 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 opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN expert calls for greater protection for human rights defenders 10/19/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UN expert encourages Mexico to increase protection of human rights defenders 10/19/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
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UN human rights experts call release of Iranian human rights defender a hopeful sign 10/14/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2020
Keeping the promises made to girls in Beijing in 1995
10/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Education
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Girl children
  • Women rights
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Sale of children
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Egypt uses terrorism trials to target human rights activists, say UN experts 10/8/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Italy: UN expert condemns ‘criminalization’ of those saving lives in the Mediterranean 10/8/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Italy
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Human rights defenders
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Iraq to investigate attacks on women human rights defenders 10/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iraq
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Women rights
  • Women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Iran: Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh must be freed for treatment, say UN experts 9/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Iran to release human rights defenders from prison during COVID-19 9/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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