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China: UN human rights experts alarmed by ‘organ harvesting’ allegations 6/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • 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
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on Syria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Traffic in persons
  • Health
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Violence against women
  • Terrorism
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Switzerland: Solitary confinement of Brian K. violates Convention against Torture, UN expert says 6/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Switzerland
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UAE: UN expert condemns long-term detention of human rights defenders 6/10/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Turkey: Stop mis-using the law to detain human rights defenders, urges UN expert 6/9/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Belarus: ‘Black hole’ for media freedoms after egregious attacks, say UN experts 6/7/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Canada, Holy See to investigate mass grave at indigenous school 6/4/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Canada
  • Holy See
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Sale of children
E F S R C A
Nicaragua: UN expert deplores spate of attacks and arrests of human rights defenders 6/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Nicaragua
  • 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 right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Egypt: UN experts condemn execution of Coptic Christian 5/27/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Egypt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Religious intolerance
  • Minorities
E F S R C A
Chile: Arbitrary and collective expulsion of migrants must stop - UN experts 5/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Chile
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
Colombia: UN and OAS experts condemn crackdown on peaceful protests, urge a thorough and impartial investigation 5/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Colombia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Indigenous peoples
E F S R C A
       
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