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UN experts urge prompt ratification of landmark Latin America and Caribbean environment treaty 9/13/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • 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
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • SR right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Toxic waste
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Health
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to food
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
  • International Order
  • Right to development
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Cultural rights
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Women
  • Education
  • Older persons
  • Disability
E F S R C A
UN experts decry Hungary’s tough new measures against migrants and civil society 9/11/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Hungary
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Migrant workers
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Education
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN expert calls for stronger regional cooperation and increased international support to guarantee Venezuelan migrants’ rights 9/5/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Migrant workers
E F S R C A
Global Compact for Migration: UN experts call on States to ensure protection of migrants’ rights 7/11/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN experts to US: “Release migrant children from detention and stop using them to deter irregular migration” 6/22/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Migrant workers
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Disability
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Women rights
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Sale of children
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UN human rights experts urge Spain to halt extraditions to China fearing risk of torture or death penalty 5/18/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Migrant workers
  • Traffic in persons
E F S R C A
Thailand: UN experts condemn use of defamation laws to silence human rights defender Andy Hall 5/17/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Thailand
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Migrant workers
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
“Confronting the Two Faces of Racism: Resurgent Hate and Structural Discrimination” 3/21/2018
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Violence against women
  • Slavery
  • African Descent
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Israel: UN experts urge immediate halt of plans to deport Eritrean and Sudanese nationals 3/1/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Migrant workers
  • Arbitrary detention
  • African Descent
E F S R C A
UN experts make urgent call for US to regularize, protect rights of young migrants as DACA deadline nears 2/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Women
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Migrant workers
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