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China: UN human rights experts condemn 5-year jail term for Tibetan activist 6/6/2018
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN rights expert hails UK for anti-racism action but raises serious concerns over Immigration Policy, Prevent programme and Brexit 5/11/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
UN human rights experts says deaths in custody reinforce concerns about ‘structural racism’ in UK 4/27/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Minorities
  • Disability
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN human rights expert to visit UK to assess racism post Brexit vote 4/26/2018
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
E F S R C A
Brazil: UN experts alarmed by killing of Rio human rights defender who decried military intervention 3/26/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Brazil
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Violence against women
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women
  • External debt
  • Human rights defenders
  • Extreme poverty
  • Adequate housing
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
  • 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
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 2018 3/20/2018
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • African Descent
  • Minorities
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Violence against women
  • Women rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Slavery
  • Staff security
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
China: UN experts denounce the criminalization of linguistic and cultural rights advocacy 2/21/2018
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Cultural rights
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
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
E F S R C A
       
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