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Iran: Grave concerns for jailed dissident Mohammad Nourizad 5/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
E F S R C A
One year after: Authorities must comply with Federal High Court decision to release Mubarak Bala on bail 4/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Health
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Switzerland: Two abducted girls held at grim Syria camp must be returned home – UN experts 4/22/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Terrorism
  • Traffic in persons
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Minorities
  • Right to food
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
  • Women rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
  • Violence against women
  • Health
E F S R C A
Russia: UN experts say Navalny in “serious danger”, call for medical evacuation 4/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Russian Federation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Health
E F S R C A
UN experts demand “concrete information” on Sheikha Latifa’s fate 4/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts deplore rights violations against Burundi refugees 4/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Burundi
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Uganda: UN experts extremely concerned at serious rights violations linked to general elections 4/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Uganda
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Iraq: UN experts appalled by killing of disappeared human rights defender’s father 3/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Iraq
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Turkey: Withdrawal from Istanbul Convention is a pushback against women’s rights, say human rights experts 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • 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 the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Women rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Traffic in persons
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Slavery
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of association
  • Terrorism
  • Right to food
  • Human rights defenders
  • Older persons
  • Mercenaries
  • Transnational corporations
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Right to development
  • Religious intolerance
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Sale of children
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
Lebanon: Intellectual’s murder needs in-depth inquiry to dispel doubts over justice system, say UN experts 3/22/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Lebanon
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
       
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