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UN Committee welcomes Spain’s decision to allow Moroccan child to attend public school 5/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of the Child
  • Children rights
  • Children
E F S R C A
United States: Authorities manipulating COVID-19 crisis to restrict access to abortion, say UN experts 5/27/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
  • Health
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Bangladesh must end persecution of journalist, say UN experts 5/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Bangladesh
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Health
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COVID-19: Governments must protect the rights of migrants during the pandemic and beyond, UN experts urge 5/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on Migrant Workers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Migrant workers
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
E F S R C A
Iraq: UN details ordeal of abducted protesters, welcomes Government’s promise to investigate and compensate 5/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iraq
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
South Sudan: Bachelet calls for accountability as hundreds reported killed in intercommunal violence 5/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • South Sudan
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
COVID-19 crisis: Kenya urged to stop all evictions and protect housing rights defenders 5/22/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Adequate housing
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Malaysia / COVID-19: “Stop crackdown on migrants, journalists and civil society” – UN rights experts 5/21/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Malaysia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Migrant workers
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Canada urged to repatriate orphaned five-year-old girl held in Syrian camp 5/20/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Terrorism
  • Women
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
  • Migrant workers
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Africa: We must act now to avoid a catastrophe, say rights chiefs 5/20/2020
  • Press Releases
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Coronavirus disease 2019
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