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Afghanistan: Women’s full participation in public and political life is crucial 9/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Women
  • Cultural rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
United States: UN experts denounce further attacks against right to safe abortion and Supreme Court complicity 9/14/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • United States of America
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Women
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Cambodia: UN experts deeply disturbed by detention of boy with autism for on-line criticism 9/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Ghana: Anti-LGBTI draft bill a “recipe for violence” – UN experts 8/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Ghana
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Violence against women
  • Education
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Israel must safeguard human rights defenders in Occupied Palestinian Territory and within its borders – UN expert 8/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Women
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Unilateral sanctions impinge on right to development - UN experts 8/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • International Order
  • Health
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
Racism and xenophobia put human rights of human trafficking victims at risk – UN expert 7/29/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Traffic in persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Minorities
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Education
  • Transnational corporations
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Venezuela: Save lives of cancer patients endangered by U.S. sanctions – experts 7/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • International Order
  • Right to development
  • Health
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
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
India: Death in custody of priest Stan Swamy is devastating – UN expert 7/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Health
E F S R C A
       
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