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Joint Statement by independent United Nations human rights experts* on human rights responsibilities of armed non-State actors 2/25/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • 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 independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Environment
  • Slavery
  • Sale of children
  • Right to drinking water
  • Human rights defenders
  • International Order
  • Right to food
  • Mercenaries
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Adequate housing
  • Business and human rights
  • Disability
  • Minorities
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of association
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Women
E F S R C A
Philippines: UN experts urge release of Senator Leila De Lima after four years in pre-trial detention 2/24/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Violence against women
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Women
E F S R C A
Honduras: UN experts deplore further attacks against right to safe abortion 1/19/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Honduras
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Women
  • Girl children
  • Health
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Argentina: UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women welcomes the change in legal approach, from criminalisation to the legalisation of abortion 1/11/2021
  • Statements/Messages
  • Argentina
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
UN experts call for clemency for Lisa Montgomery after US Government reschedules execution 12/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Disability
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Building back better: People with disabilities have vital role 12/1/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Disability
  • Right to development
  • Right to drinking water
  • Cultural rights
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Discrimination
  • Women rights
  • Leprosy
  • Extreme poverty
  • Minorities
  • Albinism
  • Right to food
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Traffic in persons
  • Trafficking
  • Slavery
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Adequate housing
  • International Order
  • Sale of children
  • Internally displaced persons
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Urgent action needed to end pandemic of femicide and violence against women, says UN expert 11/23/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent Expert on Mali
  • Independent expert on Somalia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Myanmar
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Women
  • Violence against women
  • Traffic in persons
  • Freedom of association
  • Sale of children
  • Older persons
  • Health
  • Leprosy
  • Right to drinking water
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Albinism
  • Human rights defenders
  • Environment
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to food
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Disability
  • Cultural rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Terrorism
  • Migrant workers
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Right to development
  • Internally displaced persons
  • International Order
  • Religious intolerance
E F S R C A
UN experts call on Mexican police to protect women protesters 11/20/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Mexico
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Freedom of association
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights defenders
  • Women
E F S R C A
Iran: Temporary release of human rights lawyer a positive first step 11/13/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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
  • Human rights defenders
  • Women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Violence against women
  • Health
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Poland has slammed door shut on legal and safe abortions - UN experts 10/27/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Poland
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Women
  • Discrimination
  • Girl children
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Cultural rights
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