OHCHR LATEST NEWS 

These search results include news published from 2014-present.
For older news, visit the News Archives.

Advanced Search

Result 1 - 10 of 500

Next -->
TitleDateNews TypeCountryMandateSubjectLanguages
Work of human rights treaty bodies at risk, warn UN Committee Chairs 8/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Committee on Enforced Disappearance
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Human Rights Committee
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
UN experts: Turkey should preserve Hagia Sophia as space for meeting of cultures 7/31/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Cultural rights
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
UN expert urges Mali to step up efforts to find and free opposition leader 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Mali
  • Independent Expert on Mali
E F S R C A
Bachelet alarmed by threats against prominent Iranian NGO 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
E F S R C A
The Netherlands: Reunite refugee family with their children, don’t deport the parents, UN human rights experts urge 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Netherlands
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Discrimination
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN experts warn of closing digital space amid COVID-19 pandemic 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Kyrgyzstan: Death of human rights defender Azimjan Askarov a stain on country’s reputation, says UN expert 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Exploitation of desperate workers should never be the ‘new normal’, says UN expert 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Trafficking
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
Roma still victims of hate crimes, decades after mass killings, says UN expert 7/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
UN expert welcomes landmark protection for online assembly 7/29/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
       
Next -->