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Egypt: Human rights defenders held incommunicado, face spurious charges, says UN expert 7/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UAE: UN experts condemn forced return of ex-Guantanamo inmate to Russia despite torture risk 7/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Canada, Holy See to investigate mass grave at indigenous school 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Holy See
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances concludes its 124th session 5/26/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Enforced disappearances: UN expert group to review more than 320 cases from 25 countries 5/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Colombia: UN and OAS experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests, urge a thorough and impartial investigation 5/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Colombia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
Nepal: UN experts express concerns for independence and integrity of the NHRC 4/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nepal
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Freedom of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN experts demand “concrete information” on Sheikha Latifa’s fate 4/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts deplore rights violations against Burundi refugees 4/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Uganda: UN experts extremely concerned at serious rights violations linked to general elections 4/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Uganda
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
       
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