Human rights instruments Press Release

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07/16/2018 - 14:06
ICC: Strengthen Court on 20th Anniversary
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07/06/2018 - 10:15
UN torture prevention body visits Poland
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07/04/2018 - 09:45
UN torture prevention body to visit Burundi, Costa Rica, Senegal and Switzerland; terminates Rwanda visit
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07/02/2018 - 04:48
Thailand: special investigation into apparent enforced disappearance of Billy welcome, but much more is needed
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06/29/2018 - 04:20
UN Human Rights Committee to review Bahrain, Algeria, the Gambia, Liberia, Lithuania, and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
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06/25/2018 - 22:55
Its time for a Caribbean state to take the lead on human rights
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06/19/2018 - 13:41
ICRC: More conflicts, more sides in a conflict equal greater danger: study
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06/18/2018 - 16:51
Urgent action needed to stop violence and discrimination against LGBT people worldwide, says UN expert
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05/22/2018 - 04:11
Human rights no longer treated as a priority, but as a pariah, Zeid tells 25th anniversary gathering in Vienna
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05/18/2018 - 02:28
Kyrgyzstan: Ethnic minorities need equal treatment, says senior UN official; salutes Central Asian rights defenders
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05/16/2018 - 06:27
Tajikistan: Senior UN official calls for free and open space for civil society
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05/10/2018 - 07:13
Torture prevention: Portugal must seek alternatives to detention UN experts
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05/09/2018 - 04:48
Turkey must lift state of emergency restrictions for credible elections to take place
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05/04/2018 - 02:29
Belize must establish a torture prevention mechanism, UN experts say
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04/30/2018 - 03:27
UN torture prevention body to visit Portugal
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04/27/2018 - 05:30
Priority recommendations issued following 2015 Iraq review not fully implemented, says UN Human Rights Committee
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Alkarama
04/23/2018 - 03:11
Belarus violated rights of former presidential candidate, UN experts find
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04/19/2018 - 09:52
UN torture prevention body to make first visit to Belize
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04/19/2018 - 04:51
UN Committee Against Torture to review Belarus, Czechia, Norway, Qatar, Senegal and Tajikistan
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04/18/2018 - 17:30
El Salvador, Sixth Country to Ratify the Inter-American Convention on the Protection of the Human Rights of Older Persons
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04/16/2018 - 03:46
Let ex-President run, UN Human Rights Committee demands of Maldives
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04/10/2018 - 04:44
Seeking justice for torture victims today: UN gathers survivors of torture and experts for a public event
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04/05/2018 - 08:48
UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Guatemala, El Salvador, Norway, Lebanon and Hungary
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04/04/2018 - 02:25
UN experts urge Thailand to show leadership on business and human rights
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03/19/2018 - 07:34
Pakistan: Resolve hundreds of cases of enforced disappearances
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03/12/2018 - 08:26
Marking the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Human Rights Committee opens its one hundred and twenty-second session jontly with Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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03/01/2018 - 07:13
Human Rights Council concludes clustered interactive dialogue on adequate housing and foreign debt
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02/28/2018 - 10:54
UN torture prevention experts announce resuming visit to Rwanda
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02/26/2018 - 03:32
UNs Committee against Torture issues new guidelines on asylum seekers rights
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02/21/2018 - 13:40
RESOLUTION Inter-American Week For Indigenous Peoples
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02/21/2018 - 12:18
RESOLUTION Inter-American Week For People Of African Descent In The Americas
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02/07/2018 - 03:44
UN Human Rights Chief ends visit to Indonesia Full statement
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01/01/2018 - 18:23
Los Alamos Daily Post: Three New War Crimes Now Recognized By ICC
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12/15/2017 - 10:33
Mexico Congress Approves Law Empowering Military to Act as Police
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WOLA
12/08/2017 - 10:24
Statement of UNODC Executive Director, Yury Fedotov, on Human Rights Day
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UNODC
12/08/2017 - 08:57
Statement by Special Procedures on the occasion of Human Rights Day
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12/08/2017 - 08:53
Human Rights are Essential to Peace
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12/06/2017 - 05:05
UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Moldova, Cameroon, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Mauritius, Bulgaria, Timor Leste, Rwanda
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12/01/2017 - 04:55
Falkland/Malvinas Islands: ICRC presents Argentina and the United Kingdom with results of humanitarian forensic identification project
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11/24/2017 - 08:24
UN torture prevention experts announce visits to Belize, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia and Poland
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11/24/2017 - 07:59
Open Letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Egypt's crackdown on freedom of expression
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11/24/2017 - 06:46
Mali: UN expert embarks on fresh human rights mission
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11/22/2017 - 05:21
People of African descent: Geneva meeting to address challenges in combating racial discrimination
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11/17/2017 - 09:02
Pakistan: UN review highlights human rights failures
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11/17/2017 - 04:12
Children must be top of global migration agenda, UN experts say
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11/16/2017 - 05:10
Finding balance between security and human rights remains a pressing challenge for Jordan, UN says
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11/13/2017 - 00:14
Lebanon: New Torture Law Positive, But Incomplete
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11/09/2017 - 09:44
UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Australia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Jordan, Mauritius and Romania
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11/07/2017 - 16:27
Opinio Juris: Its High Time for the US to Conduct Complementarity As To Crimes in Afghanistan
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Impunity Watch
11/07/2017 - 11:07
Choosing humanity: new video and online game challenge us to confront how numb we have become to abuses to the rules of war
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11/06/2017 - 06:23
UN Committee against Torture to review Moldova, Cameroon, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Mauritius, Bulgaria, Timor Leste and Rwanda
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11/03/2017 - 16:03
Inching Closer to Justice in Afghanistan
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11/01/2017 - 04:37
The protection of journalists & the ICRC hotline - FAQ
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10/27/2017 - 04:53
Burundi: Cynical ICC withdrawal will not derail wheels of justice
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10/25/2017 - 10:09
UN independent expert urges Spanish Government to reverse decision on Catalan autonomy
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10/23/2017 - 17:06
Argentina Ratifies Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons
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10/18/2017 - 12:45
Pakistan: Election to UN Rights Body Spotlights Failings
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10/13/2017 - 04:09
Azerbaijan: UN rights experts alarmed by reports of persecution of people perceived to be gay or trans
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10/12/2017 - 09:10
UN torture prevention body to visit Rwanda
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10/11/2017 - 14:05
UN Human Rights Committee to review the following countries: Australia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Jordan, Mauritius, Romania
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