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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
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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
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts call release of Iranian human rights defender a hopeful sign 10/14/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
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Cameroon: UN human rights experts call for end to detention and intimidation of peaceful protesters 10/12/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Cameroon
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Egypt uses terrorism trials to target human rights activists, say UN experts 10/8/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Terrorism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN experts welcome return to Canada of five-year-old orphaned in Syria 10/7/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Terrorism
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Nigeria to overturn death sentence for singer who shared song on WhatsApp 9/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nicaragua
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Cultural rights
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Iran: Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh must be freed for treatment, say UN experts 9/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts: Belarus must release opposition leader Maria Kalesnikava 9/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Iran to release human rights defenders from prison during COVID-19 9/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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 to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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