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The right to freedom of religion or belief and the right to live free from violence and discrimination based on SOGI are both built on a promise of human freedom 5/14/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Committee against Torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • 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 the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Leprosy
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Traffic in persons
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Slavery
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Business and human rights
  • Disability
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • International Order
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts urge the Bahamas to halt plans to demolish 600 homes 5/7/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Bahamas
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Minorities
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
One year after: Authorities must comply with Federal High Court decision to release Mubarak Bala on bail 4/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Americas Regional Forum: Working toward conflict prevention through the protection of minority rights 4/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Switzerland: Two abducted girls held at grim Syria camp must be returned home – UN experts 4/22/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Violence against women
  • Health
E F S R C A
International Roma Day
8 April 2021
50 years on: A time to celebrate, but scourge of hate speech rising
4/7/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Statements/Messages
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
China: UN experts deeply concerned by alleged detention, forced labour of Uyghurs 3/29/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Religious intolerance
  • Slavery
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Traffic in persons
  • Minorities
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
Historic consensus on freedoms of religion and expression at risk, say UN experts 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Tsunami of hate and xenophobia targeting minorities must be tackled, says UN expert 3/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
USA: UN experts urge far-reaching reforms on policing and racism 2/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • African Descent
  • Disability
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to food
  • Environment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Extreme poverty
  • Arbitrary detention
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