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South Sudan: UN experts strongly urge immediate release of human rights defender Peter Biar Ajak 3/6/2019
  • Press Releases
  • South Sudan
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
UAE: Terminally ill prisoner, Alia Abdulnoor, must be released to “live final days in dignity”, say experts 2/26/2019
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • 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
  • Health
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Egypt: UN experts condemn executions of nine men after “confessions under torture” 2/25/2019
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
UK must stop disproportionate use of security laws after conviction of Stansted 15, say UN rights experts 2/6/2019
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts concerned about EU’s online counter-terrorism proposal 12/12/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Privacy
E F S R C A
Joint statement of the United Nations Special Procedures Mandate Holders on the occasion of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC 12/6/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Human rights and climate change
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • SR right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Transnational corporations
  • Business and human rights
  • Right to development
  • Environment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of association
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Leprosy
  • Mercenaries
  • Extreme poverty
  • Sale of children
  • Slavery
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Women
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Saudi Arabia must immediately release all women’s rights defenders, say UN experts 10/12/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Human rights defenders
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Terrorism
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
India: Terrorism charges are pretext to silence human rights defenders, say UN experts 10/5/2018
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • 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
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Women
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN human rights expert says Facebook’s ‘terrorism’ definition is too broad 9/3/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Nicaragua must end "witch-hunt" against dissenting voices, say UN experts 8/9/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Nicaragua
  • 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 expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of movement
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Women
  • Terrorism
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Education
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
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