United Nations Special Rapporteurs Press Release

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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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12/16/2016 - 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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12/13/2016 - 09:44
The end of racism and xenophobia relies on the commitment of Fijis political leadership UN expert
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12/09/2016 - 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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12/06/2016 - 09:41
Kazakhstan should release rights defenders Bokayev and Ayan UN experts
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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 - 08:18
UN expert on racism to visit Fiji
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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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11/28/2016 - 18:57
Kazakhstan: 2 Activists Sentenced to 5 Years
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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 - 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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11/22/2016 - 06:50
President of Human Rights Council appoints Members of Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
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11/21/2016 - 15:52
UN: Victory for LGBT Rights
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11/21/2016 - 11:18
Deep concern at bid to block UN human rights expert
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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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11/15/2016 - 00:07
Native Americans facing excessive force in North Dakota pipeline protests UN expert
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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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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 - 11:25
UN rights expert urges States not to sign the flawed CETA treaty and put it to referendum
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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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10/27/2016 - 02:14
Israel breaching Palestines right to development, UN human rights expert finds
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10/25/2016 - 08:11
UN human rights expert: UN lawyers undermine a just solution for the victims of cholera in Haiti
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10/21/2016 - 07:40
Refugees and terrorism: No evidence of risk New report by UN expert on counter-terrorism
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10/21/2016 - 06:01
Violence against environmental defenders New UN major report urges zero-tolerance
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10/20/2016 - 23:59
Pursuit of profit and corporate power undermine workers assembly and association rights, warns UN expert
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10/20/2016 - 02:05
Sri Lanka: Seize the momentum for minority rights protection UN rights expert
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10/20/2016 - 00:48
Human rights expert calls for a new UN body to address tax evasion and harmful tax competition around the world
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10/19/2016 - 02:52
UN experts urge India to release prominent human rights defender detained for over a month
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10/18/2016 - 04:35
Australian Government must re-build trust of civil society UN human rights expert
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10/14/2016 - 10:22
Ethiopia / South Sudan: Bring back the missing abducted children from the Gambella region
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10/13/2016 - 03:35
Convene world conference on abolition of tax havens, human rights expert urges the GA and next UN Secretary-General
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10/11/2016 - 07:30
Egypt NGO law: UN expert warns about growing restrictions on civil society
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10/10/2016 - 07:33
Ethiopia: UN experts call for international commission to help investigate systematic violence against protesters
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10/07/2016 - 13:58
Iran: UN rights expert calls for the immediate release of dual nationals
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10/07/2016 - 10:23
USA: UN rights expert troubled by allegations that Yahoo complied with surveillance demands
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10/04/2016 - 14:54
Fact Sheet: Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 33rd Session
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09/28/2016 - 02:54
South Korea: UN rights expert calls for independent investigation into lethal use of water cannon
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09/27/2016 - 07:14
Jordan / Freedom of expression: UN rights expert condemns killing of journalist Nahed Hattar
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09/23/2016 - 05:27
DRC: UN human rights experts deeply condemn new violent repression of protests
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09/22/2016 - 08:17
Arms deals are a major threat to security, peace and human rights UN Independent Expert
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09/22/2016 - 03:10
North Dakota: Indigenous peoples must be consulted prior to oil pipeline construction UN expert
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09/22/2016 - 00:07
UN human rights expert calls on Azerbaijan to rethink punitive approach to civil society
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09/21/2016 - 03:55
UN rights expert urges States and businesses to prevent childhood exposure to toxics and pollution
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09/21/2016 - 02:15
North Korea: UN rights expert calls for increased support for the victims of Typhoon Lionrock
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09/14/2016 - 00:54
Much more than periodic voting UN Independent Expert calls for more direct democracy worldwide
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09/13/2016 - 03:19
Mainstream human rights into trade agreements and WTO practice UN expert urges in new report
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09/09/2016 - 09:02
Violence against women: UN human rights expert to visit Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory
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