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International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 8/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • 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 Disappearances
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Sale of children
  • Education
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
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Iran: Urgent medical treatment needed for detainees with life-threatening conditions – UN experts 7/10/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • 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
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Mexico: UN experts demand release of Daniel García and Reyes Alpízar after over 16 years in pre-trial detention 6/27/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Algeria: Hunger striker’s death in custody alarming, say UN experts 6/18/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Algeria
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Des experts des droits humains de l’ONU demandent la libération d’un blogueur mauritanien en détention 6/18/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Mauritania
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Cultural rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts call for independent probe into Philippines violations 6/7/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Bahrain to halt executions of two individuals amid torture allegations 5/21/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Bahrain
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Iran to release imprisoned American scholar Xiyue Wang 5/8/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UAE: UN experts condemn conditions of detention for jailed activist Ahmed Mansoor 5/7/2019
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
United Kingdom: Working Group on Arbitrary Detention expresses concern about Assange proceedings 5/3/2019
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
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