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01/11/2017 - 05:00
UN expert urges Pakistan to locate and return home four disappeared rights and social media activists
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01/09/2017 - 03:05
Iran: Prisoners of conscience at risk of dying after prolonged hunger strike UN expert warns
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01/06/2017 - 02:51
Myanmar: UN rights expert launches new official visit to assess recent developments in the country
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12/29/2016 - 01:27
UN rights experts welcome end of discriminatory US counter-terrorism measure
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12/28/2016 - 05:22
UN expert hails US move placing atheists on equal footing with faith groups
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12/22/2016 - 04:05
Nigeria: UN expert calls for budget plans to tackle "unacceptable" water crisis in Lagos
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12/20/2016 - 01:30
Use disability convention to boost human rights in North Korea UN expert
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12/16/2016 - 10:02
UN expert rejects Philippines conditions for fact-finding mission on drugs war
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12/16/2016 - 04:34
Human rights defenders under growing legal pressure in the OPT UN rights experts
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12/15/2016 - 08:48
UN experts condemn Egypt as clampdown tightens the noose on womens rights movement
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12/14/2016 - 00:38
Children and families should never be in immigration detention UN experts
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12/13/2016 - 09:44
The end of racism and xenophobia relies on the commitment of Fijis political leadership UN expert
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12/13/2016 - 03:46
Disability rights still lagging 10 years after convention, says UN expert
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12/13/2016 - 01:30
UN housing, water and sanitation experts urge Portugal to leave legacy of austerity through human rights
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12/09/2016 - 05:29
Brazil 20-year public expenditure cap will breach human rights, UN expert warns
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12/09/2016 - 03:10
UN experts call on Malaysia to stop targeting human rights defenders under national security legislation
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12/07/2016 - 06:42
All Australians have a role to play in ending racism and xenophobia, says UN expert
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12/06/2016 - 09:41
Kazakhstan should release rights defenders Bokayev and Ayan UN experts
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12/06/2016 - 08:26
Theres no sliding back UN right to health expert urges Croatia to seize the opportunity
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12/06/2016 - 02:21
UN experts urge China to investigate disappearance of human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong
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12/05/2016 - 09:52
Human Rights Council elects new President and Vice-Presidents for 2017 - Joaquin Alexander Maza Martelli of El Salvador Appointed as President-elect
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12/05/2016 - 08:18
UN expert on racism to visit Fiji
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12/05/2016 - 07:17
The bloody reality of Belarus judicial system stains Europe UN expert says of executions
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12/02/2016 - 09:24
South Africa: UN experts shocked by death of at least 37 people in flawed relocation process from psychiatric hospitals
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12/02/2016 - 05:59
Torture: UN expert calls on the Turkish Government to live up to its zero tolerance policy
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12/02/2016 - 03:03
USA: UN human rights expert to assess the situation of trafficking in persons
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12/02/2016 - 02:30
Development agenda at risk unless States honour political and financial commitments, UN experts warn
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11/30/2016 - 05:40
Portugal: UN experts to assess impact of economic crisis on housing, water and sanitation
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11/25/2016 - 02:10
North Korea: UN expert calls for a people-centred approach
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11/25/2016 - 01:24
Right to health in Croatia: UN expert to make first visit
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11/24/2016 - 07:24
UN Special Rapporteur on torture to visit Turkey
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11/24/2016 - 04:00
UN experts condemn charges against Iranian woman seeking missing relatives
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11/24/2016 - 03:02
Egypt steps up travel bans on rights defenders with chilling effect, UN expert warns
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11/23/2016 - 03:06
Human rights: UN expert on racism launches follow-up visit to Australia
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11/21/2016 - 11:18
Deep concern at bid to block UN human rights expert
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11/21/2016 - 03:14
Proposed Israel law gives green light to theft of Palestinian land UN expert
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11/18/2016 - 04:37
UN expert urges Turkey to release detainees amid grave concern about free speech
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11/18/2016 - 01:34
Australias human rights record blemished by punitive approach to migrants UN rights expert
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11/17/2016 - 23:43
North Korea / Human rights violations: New independent expert group on accountability to visit Seoul and Tokyo
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11/17/2016 - 07:47
Saudi Arabia: One year on- UN group renews call for Saudi Arabia to release human rights activists
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11/17/2016 - 07:09
Nigeria: UN expert seeks urgent answers on brutal eviction of 30,000 people
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11/17/2016 - 06:42
One year on: UN group renews call for Saudi Arabia to release human rights activists
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11/17/2016 - 06:32
GENEVA (17 November 2016) The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention ( WGAD ) has renewed its call for Saudi Arabia to release nine human rights activists who were jailed after participating in activities relating to the promotion and protec
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11/16/2016 - 18:35
85 UN Member States Say Iran Must Improve Its Human Rights
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11/15/2016 - 00:07
Native Americans facing excessive force in North Dakota pipeline protests UN expert
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11/14/2016 - 06:33
UAE: Amendments to Penal Code Put Fundamental Rights and Freedoms at Risk
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11/14/2016 - 03:18
The US must immediately halt execution of Kevin Cooper UN rights experts urge
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11/14/2016 - 02:36
Turkey / Freedom of expression: UN human rights expert to assess current situation
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11/14/2016 - 01:16
North Korea / Human rights: New UN Special Rapporteur in first official visit to Northeast Asia
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11/10/2016 - 06:09
UN experts criticize Kenya police for excessive use of force against peaceful protesters
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11/04/2016 - 02:22
UN experts launch urgent call for action on anniversary of devastating Brazil dam collapse
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11/02/2016 - 01:32
UN expert hails role of equality bodies and action plans in combating racism
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11/01/2016 - 05:56
UN human rights expert urges states to strengthen journalist security
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10/31/2016 - 10:40
UN expert urges fresh action on conflict-related people trafficking New UN report
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10/31/2016 - 03:01
UN rights expert to assess situation of migrants in Australia and off-shore detention centres in Nauru
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10/28/2016 - 09:15
International community must not lose sight of Myanmar challenges, UN expert warns
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10/28/2016 - 08:52
UN Special Rapporteur lists catalogue of rights breaches in Belarus
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10/28/2016 - 07:37
UN rights expert highlights hidden breaches of freedom of religion in new report
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10/28/2016 - 03:14
Eritrea: UN Commission has urged referral to the International Criminal Court
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10/27/2016 - 03:35
UN expert urges joint action to protect North Korea human rights
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