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UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention held its 87th session and adopted 35 opinions 6/5/2020
  • Press Releases
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Arbitrary detention
E F S R C A
UN experts condemn modern-day racial terror lynchings in US and call for systemic reform and justice 6/5/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • African Descent
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Disability
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Mercenaries
  • Older persons
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Environment
  • Minorities
  • Freedom of association
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Belarus must stop crackdown to silence opposing views – UN experts 6/5/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Belarus
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • 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
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
E F S R C A
1,300 civilians killed in the DRC in past eight months – Bachelet 6/5/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
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COVID-19: Urgent help for India’s forgotten migrant workers must follow Supreme Court ruling, say UN experts 6/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Extreme poverty
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to food
  • Minorities
  • Health
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World Environment Day, 5 June 2020 6/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Environment
E F S R C A
Philippines: UN report details widespread human rights violations and persistent impunity 6/4/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Philippines
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Human Rights Council
  • Human Rights Council
E F S R C A
US protests: Deep-seated grievances must be addressed - Bachelet 6/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
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UN expert urges Spain to expand coverage and eligibility for minimum income scheme 6/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • Spain
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Extreme poverty
E F S R C A
Asia: Bachelet alarmed by clampdown on freedom of expression during COVID-19 6/3/2020
  • Press Releases
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
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