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Belarus must end pattern of police brutality and impunity: UN experts 4/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
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
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Turkey: Withdrawal from Istanbul Convention is a pushback against women’s rights, say human rights experts 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Right to food
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to development
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Sale of children
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
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Myanmar: UN experts raise alarm over forced evictions, escalation of rights violations 3/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Adequate housing
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Iran: Ahmadreza Djalali nearing death in solitary confinement, torture must end now 3/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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
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Myanmar: Military must restore democracy, allow people to protest and express themselves, say UN experts 2/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Freedom of association
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Transnational corporations
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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Joint Statement by independent United Nations human rights experts* on human rights responsibilities of armed non-State actors 2/25/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Environment
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Right to drinking water
  • Human rights defenders
  • International Order
  • Right to food
  • Mercenaries
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • Business and human rights
  • Disability
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of association
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
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Malaysia: UN experts appalled by deportation of migrants to Myanmar despite court order 2/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Malaysia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
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