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United States: UN experts strongly condemn US Capitol attack 1/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • 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
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Environment
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Adequate housing
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
‘Disgraceful’ Guantánamo Bay detention facility must be closed now, say UN experts 1/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Uganda: UN experts gravely concerned by election clampdown 12/29/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Uganda
  • 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 summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Governments must do more to prevent slavery and exploitation during COVID-19 pandemic 11/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Somalia
  • Myanmar
  • Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • International Order
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to development
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Migrant workers
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Education
  • Children rights
  • Environment
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Transnational corporations
  • Albinism
  • Disability
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Cultural rights
  • Women rights
  • Women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sale of children
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Belarus: UN experts call for probe into violence against protesters 11/19/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts hail landmark environmental treaty in Latin America and the Caribbean 11/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Right to development
  • Cultural rights
  • Women
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Mercenaries
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Slavery
  • Disability
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Transnational corporations
  • International Order
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Belarus: UN experts decry threats against women human rights defenders 11/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Discrimination
  • Women
  • Girl children
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts demand Nigeria investigate shooting of peaceful protestors by soldiers 11/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Mexico: Human rights experts welcome promised release of Brenda Quevedo Cruz, detained for more than a decade without trial 10/15/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UAE: UN experts say forced return of ex-Guantanamo detainees to Yemen is illegal, risks lives 10/15/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
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