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USA: Shackling of aged inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal, is deplorable - UN experts 4/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • African Descent
  • Disability
  • Health
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
United Kingdom: UN experts condemn “reprehensible” racism report 4/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
UN Experts Condemn UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report 4/19/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Video Message for the Virtual consultation with Member States and civil society on the modalities of the Permanent Forum on People of African Descent 4/9/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
USA: UN experts call for President Biden to end death penalty 3/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Death penalty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
Cuba: Rights of human rights defenders must be upheld, says UN expert 3/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Cuba
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • African Descent
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
USA: Environmental racism in “Cancer Alley” must end – experts 3/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Transnational corporations
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Toxics and human rights
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
E F S R C A
34th anniversary of UN Declaration on the Right to Development - 4 December 2020 12/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Somalia
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • WG on the Right to Development
  • Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Environment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Leprosy
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Trafficking
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Slavery
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • International Order
  • Sale of children
  • African Descent
  • Women rights
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Mercenaries
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
The Netherlands: Reunite refugee family with their children, don’t deport the parents, UN human rights experts urge 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Netherlands
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Discrimination
  • Women
E F S R C A
       
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