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Israel/OPT: Respecting Fundamental Rights in Gaza is Pre-Condition to Achieving Peace, says UN Human Rights Expert 9/1/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
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
Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians illegal and an affront to justice: UN expert 7/17/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
E F S R C A
States must stop exporting unwanted toxic chemicals to poorer countries, says UN expert 7/9/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • 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
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Women's rights and gender
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Toxic waste
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Leprosy
  • Freedom of association
  • Environment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • African Descent
  • Women
  • Transnational corporations
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
Israel/OPT: EU must weigh in to ensure accountability as annexation looms, says UN expert 6/26/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
E F S R C A
US attacks against the International Criminal Court a threat to judicial independence – UN experts 6/25/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • Toxic waste
  • International Order
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Older persons
  • Albinism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in the Palestinian Territory Occupied since 1967 on the role of the EU with regards to the looming Israeli annexation of parts of the Palestinian West Bank 6/23/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
E F S R C A
Israeli annexation of parts of the Palestinian West Bank would break international law – UN experts call on the international community to ensure accountability 6/16/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Independent expert older persons
  • 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 freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • 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 on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert to examine the question of a draft optional protocol to the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
  • African Descent
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Leprosy
  • Adequate housing
  • Toxic waste
  • Disability
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Older persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Environment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Women human rights defenders
  • Minorities
  • Terrorism
  • Business and human rights
  • Privacy
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Right to drinking water
  • International Order
  • Traffic in persons
  • Human rights defenders
  • Right to food
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to development
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Slavery
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • External debt
  • Sale of children
  • Transnational corporations
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
Statement on the Protests against Systemic Racism in the United States 6/5/2020
  • Statements/Messages
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on toxic wastes
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Women
E F S R C A
       
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