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Switzerland’s new “terrorism” definition sets a dangerous precedent worldwide, UN human rights experts warn 9/11/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Switzerland must halt deportation of indigenous human rights defender, UN experts urge 12/3/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Chile
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights publishes findings on Denmark, Ecuador, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland 10/22/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Israel
  • Senegal
  • Slovakia
  • Switzerland
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Economic social and cultural rights
E F S R C A
Experts of the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights discuss climate change mitigation and challenges posed by the federal system with Switzerland 10/2/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
Switzerland: Shift in development policies prompts concern despite many good practices, says UN rights expert 10/2/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to review Denmark, Ecuador, Israel, Senegal, Slovakia, and Switzerland 10/1/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Israel
  • Senegal
  • Slovakia
  • Switzerland
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
UN expert on right to development visits Switzerland 9/19/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Right to development
E F S R C A
Human Rights Committee holds informal meeting with states parties 7/24/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Paraguay
  • Spain
  • France
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Tunisia
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • Pakistan
  • Costa Rica
  • Egypt
  • United States of America
  • Human Rights Committee
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Switzerland: ‘Initiatives to regulate private military and security companies internationally must be matched domestically’ 5/17/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Mercenaries
E F S R C A
Preliminary observations of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries at the conclusion of its visit to Switzerland (13-17 May 2019) 5/17/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Switzerland
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Mercenaries
E F S R C A
       
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