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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
Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances concludes its 123rd session 2/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
United States: Guantanamo Bay review must ensure closure and appropriate remedies for those tortured and detained, say UN experts 2/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Disappearances
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Health
E F S R C A
Enforced disappearances: UN expert group to review more than 600 cases from 36 countries 2/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Sri Lanka: Experts dismayed by regressive steps, call for renewed UN scrutiny and efforts to ensure accountability 2/5/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Minorities
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Truth justice and reparation
E F S R C A
Iran: UN experts alarmed over execution of Baloch minority prisoners 2/4/2021
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Minorities
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Russia: UN experts raise fair trial concerns over case of Gulag historian Yuri Alexeevich Dmitriev 2/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
Nagorno-Karabakh: captives must be released – UN experts 2/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
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
China: Shock at continued crackdown on human rights defenders and lawyers – UN expert 12/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
       
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