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Sudan: UN experts condemn excessive use of force at protests 4/11/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sudan
  • 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 freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Israel must ensure protection for Issa Amro and other human rights defenders, say UN experts 4/10/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Ethiopia: UN experts commend civil society law reforms, but concerns remain 4/4/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Ethiopia
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Burundi: Release human rights defender Germain Rukuki now, say UN rights experts 4/4/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Costa Rica: Murder of indigenous leader Sergio Rojas Ortiz condemned by UN experts 3/26/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Costa Rica
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts applaud children fighting climate change 3/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
E F S R C A
US "threats" against International Criminal Court must stop, say UN experts 3/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Venezuela: UN experts condemn widespread rights violations reported during protests 3/21/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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 torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
Brazil must ensure justice for rights defender Marielle Franco killed a year ago, say UN and IACHR experts 3/14/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • 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 Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Iran: UN experts “shocked” at lengthy prison sentence for human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh 3/14/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
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