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UN experts urge release of rights defenders in Egypt, condemn misuse of counter-terrorism measures 12/1/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts deplore the expulsion by Egypt of Eritrean family seeking asylum in violation of the principle of non-refoulement 11/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • 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
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Health
E F S R C A
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women closes eightieth session after adopting concluding observations on reports of 10 States parties 11/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Maldives
  • Russian Federation
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Yemen
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women
E F S R C A
UN Women’s Rights Committee to review Maldives, Sweden, Egypt, Yemen, Indonesia, Ecuador, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, South Sudan and South Africa 10/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Maldives
  • Sweden
  • Egypt
  • Yemen
  • Indonesia
  • Ecuador
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Russian Federation
  • South Sudan
  • South Africa
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Women rights
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
Efforts to combat violence against women in Egypt: milestones, challenges, and recommendations 6/8/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Egypt
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Egypt: UN experts condemn execution of Coptic Christian 5/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
UN experts call for removal of rights defenders Ramy Shaath and Zyad El-Elaimy from ‘terrorism entities’ list 2/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Egypt’s targeting of human rights defenders must stop, says UN expert 1/22/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Egypt: Bail for EIPR staff is encouraging, as a first step – UN experts 12/7/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
       
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