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COVID-19: UN human rights chief “distressed” over plight of India’s internal migrants, welcomes measures to limit impact 4/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Central African Republic, Portugal, Tunisia, Uzbekistan and Dominica 4/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Central African Republic
  • Portugal
  • Tunisia
  • Uzbekistan
  • Dominica
  • Human Rights Committee
  • Civil and political rights
E F S R C A
Eritrea must free political prisoners and low-risk offenders to reduce COVID-19 threat in crowded jails, says UN expert 4/2/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Eritrea
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
Joint Statement: Persons with Disabilities and COVID-19 by the Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on behalf of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on Disability and Accessibility 4/1/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability
E F S R C A
COVID-19: Do not forget internally displaced persons, UN expert urges Governments worldwide 4/1/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
The rights and health of refugees, migrants and stateless must be protected in COVID-19 response:
A joint statement by UNHCR, IOM, OHCHR and WHO
3/31/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Refugees
  • Migration and Human Rights
E F S R C A
COVID-19: Economic sanctions should be lifted to prevent hunger crises – UN expert 3/31/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Zimbabwe
  • Cuba
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Right to food
E F S R C A
Human rights experts call for immediate release of political prisoners and detainees in yemen given risk of spread of covid-19 3/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • CoI
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • CoI
E F S R C A
COVID-19 fears should not be exploited to attack and exclude minorities – UN expert 3/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
COVID-19: Measures needed to protect people deprived of liberty, UN torture prevention body says 3/30/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
       
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