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One year after: Authorities must comply with Federal High Court decision to release Mubarak Bala on bail 4/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Nigeria: Children traumatised by abduction need urgent rehabilitation, say UN experts 3/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Traffic in persons
  • Education
  • Children rights
  • Children
  • Sexual exploitation of children
  • Slavery
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts demand Nigeria investigate shooting of peaceful protestors by soldiers 11/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Nigeria: Bachelet condemns army killings, calls for “root and branch” reform of the security forces 10/21/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Nigeria to overturn death sentence for singer who shared song on WhatsApp 9/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Cultural rights
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
UN rights experts urge Nigeria to immediately release humanist accused of blasphemy 7/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights opens sixty-seventh session 2/17/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Belgium
  • Ukraine
  • Nigeria
  • Benin
  • Cultural rights
  • Cultural rights
E F S R C A
Nigeria must act urgently to stop forced evictions and address grossly inadequate housing, says UN expert 9/24/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
Visit to the Republic of Nigeria by Ms. Leilani Farha, Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context 9/23/2019
  • Statements/Messages
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
UN housing rights expert visits Nigeria 9/12/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Adequate housing
E F S R C A
       
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