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UN rights experts urge Nigeria to overturn death sentence for singer who shared song on WhatsApp 9/28/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Nicaragua
  • 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
Imprisoned human rights defenders in Egypt at grave risk of COVID-19, say UN human rights experts 8/24/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Human rights defenders
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
Governments must do more to support victims of violence 8/21/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Women
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts call for justice and accountability in response to Beirut explosion 8/13/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Lebanon
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Older persons
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Right to food
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to drinking water
  • Sanitation
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Older persons
  • Transnational corporations
  • External debt
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Discrimination
  • Women
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Adequate housing
  • Privacy
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Health
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts call for urgent action to remedy “alarming” human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir 8/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Religious intolerance
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UN experts: Turkey should preserve Hagia Sophia as space for meeting of cultures 7/31/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Cultural rights
  • Religious intolerance
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
25th Anniversary – Srebrenica Memorial Day, 11 July 2020
Remembering Srebrenica: Honour victims and survivors by preventing future atrocities, UN experts urge
7/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts call for decisive measures to protect fundamental freedoms in China 6/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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 freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Adequate housing
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Right to food
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Toxic waste
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Older persons
  • Trafficking
  • Health
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Sale of children
  • Mercenaries
  • Extreme poverty
  • Women
  • Privacy
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
UN experts urge India to release protest leaders 6/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Religious intolerance
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
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