United Nations Special Rapporteur Press Release

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01/18/2017 - 08:59
It is time to recognize the contribution of whistleblowers UN expert welcomes commutation of Mannings sentence
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01/16/2017 - 03:33
Hazardous substances and waste: UN rights expert launches first official visit to the UK
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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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12/22/2016 - 04:05
Nigeria: UN expert calls for budget plans to tackle "unacceptable" water crisis in Lagos
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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 - 07:20
Human rights under increasing attack worldwide
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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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12/05/2016 - 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 - 08:22
Belarus executions flagrant disregard for international human rights law UN experts
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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 - 03:03
USA: UN human rights expert to assess the situation of trafficking in persons
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12/01/2016 - 07:47
Enforced Disappearances: UN expert group launches first official visit to Albania
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11/30/2016 - 07:09
Child slavery in modern world can no longer be tolerated UN experts say
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11/28/2016 - 03:04
Tackling the cruel modern-day reality of child slavery
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11/24/2016 - 04:00
UN experts condemn charges against Iranian woman seeking missing relatives
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11/22/2016 - 04:42
Drawing the line: Cartoonists join forces with UN Human Rights Office to tackle discrimination against minorities
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11/22/2016 - 02:30
Breastfeeding a matter of human rights, say UN experts, urging action on formula milk
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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 - 07:51
Myanmar: UN expert warns of worsening rights situation after lockdown in Rakhine State
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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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11/17/2016 - 23:43
North Korea / Human rights violations: New independent expert group on accountability to visit Seoul and Tokyo
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11/16/2016 - 18:35
85 UN Member States Say Iran Must Improve Its Human Rights
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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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10/31/2016 - 10:40
UN expert urges fresh action on conflict-related people trafficking New UN report
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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 - 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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10/26/2016 - 10:24
UN rights expert calls to stop intentional destruction of cultural heritage
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10/26/2016 - 09:45
Times are changing: Its not just about benefiting, but contributing to development UN expert on disabilities
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10/25/2016 - 08:35
Time to translate nutrition targets into action UN expert on the right to food
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10/25/2016 - 07:47
Development goals: States must not be tempted by the low-hanging fruit UN expert on right to health
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10/24/2016 - 12:36
Philip Alston calls Haiti cholera scandal the UNs Watergate
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10/24/2016 - 08:39
UN experts urge Myanmar to address serious violations of human rights in northern Rakhine State
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10/24/2016 - 05:44
The fundamental human right to privacy does not depend on the passport in your pocket
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10/20/2016 - 07:30
Afghanistan: deteriorating displacement crisis requires urgent attention and increased resources
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10/19/2016 - 15:06
UNs expert calls its handling of cholera a disgrace
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10/19/2016 - 07:50
Mosul offensive: UN rights expert warns of potential worst-case scenario displacement in Iraq
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10/18/2016 - 04:47
Stand strong to support them UN experts urge families and communities of the released 21 Chibok girls
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10/14/2016 - 10:52
Canada: UN expert group on people of African descent launches fact-finding mission
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10/14/2016 - 03:47
Stop denying the cultural heritage of others, UN expert says after first fact-finding visit to Serbia and Kosovo*
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10/07/2016 - 10:43
The death penalty should not be used as a deterrent for terrorism UN rights experts warn
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10/05/2016 - 01:27
UN rights expert to visit Sri Lanka to assess current situation of minorities
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10/03/2016 - 14:43
OAS Secretary General Calls on Member States to Strengthen the Inter-American Human Rights System
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09/29/2016 - 07:31
Egypt: New NGO Draft Law Further Undermines Fundamental Human Rights
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09/28/2016 - 06:20
Cultural rights: UN expert to assess the current situation in Serbia and Kosovo*
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09/26/2016 - 10:24
UN expert welcomes inclusion of human rights in Norways development cooperation programmes
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09/23/2016 - 11:40
Committee on the Rights of the Child holds general discussion on childrens rights and the environment
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09/23/2016 - 05:59
FOCUS: UN Secretary General Denounces Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders in Iraq, Sudan, Oman and the UAE
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09/22/2016 - 07:22
Georgia: UN rights expert to follow up on the situation of internally displaced persons
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09/16/2016 - 04:29
UN expert to assess the impact on human rights of Norways development cooperation
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09/15/2016 - 06:16
Debt bondage remains the most prevalent form of forced labour worldwide New UN report
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09/14/2016 - 06:18
UN expert urges Kuwait to redoubled efforts to stop trafficking and exploitation of domestic workers
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09/09/2016 - 10:49
Ukraine: UN expert calls for comprehensive strategy to address IDPs plight as winter closes in
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09/09/2016 - 10:32
International sanctions: UN rights expert calls for the creation of compensation commissions
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09/07/2016 - 09:27
UN expert on internally displaced persons launches follow-up visit to Serbia and Kosovo*
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