Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Press Release

04/24/2018 - 11:30 Sudan: UN expert raises concerns about violence against women, calls for legal reform
04/23/2018 - 03:11 Belarus violated rights of former presidential candidate, UN experts find
04/20/2018 - 04:16 UN human rights expert to assess Swedens international solidarity and development agenda
04/20/2018 - 03:44 Mongolia: UN expert urges government to remedy water and sanitation issues in rural and Ger areas
04/19/2018 - 09:52 UN torture prevention body to make first visit to Belize
04/19/2018 - 09:17 Indonesia: Production increase must fulfil right to food for all, says UN expert
04/19/2018 - 08:19 UN expert to assess human rights situation of older persons in Montenegro
04/19/2018 - 07:26 Tunisia: A country in transition with hope and challenges, says UN expert
04/19/2018 - 04:54 Preventive detention in New Zealand violates human rights, UN experts find
04/19/2018 - 04:51 UN Committee Against Torture to review Belarus, Czechia, Norway, Qatar, Senegal and Tajikistan
04/19/2018 - 03:21 Racial discrimination: UN Committee to review Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sweden
04/19/2018 - 02:17 UN rights experts call on Iran to annul death sentence against Ramin Hossein Panahi
04/18/2018 - 06:59 Ghana must prioritise social protection to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, says UN poverty expert
04/17/2018 - 08:31 UN human rights experts condemn killings of Palestinians near Gaza fence by Israeli security forces
04/16/2018 - 03:46 Let ex-President run, UN Human Rights Committee demands of Maldives
04/13/2018 - 08:29 Press statement on on the alleged use of chemical weapons in eastern Ghouta
04/13/2018 - 04:39 Slovenia: UN expert commends protection for minorities, but urges more progress
04/12/2018 - 05:38 Viet Nam: UN experts call for change after jailing of rights defenders
04/12/2018 - 03:16 UN experts call on Myanmar to drop prosecution of Reuters reporters
04/10/2018 - 07:34 Sudan: UN expert to visit to assess human rights
04/10/2018 - 04:44 Seeking justice for torture victims today: UN gathers survivors of torture and experts for a public event
04/09/2018 - 10:17 World must react to chemical attacks, or face dire consequences Zeid
04/06/2018 - 07:59 UN expert urges Spain not to pursue criminal charges of rebellion against political figures in Catalonia
04/06/2018 - 07:33 UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Algeria, Guyana, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
04/06/2018 - 04:44 UN rights experts condemn Israels response to Palestinian protests in Gaza
04/05/2018 - 08:48 UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Guatemala, El Salvador, Norway, Lebanon and Hungary
04/05/2018 - 04:04 Mongolia: UN expert on safe drinking water and sanitation visits in April
04/04/2018 - 05:38 Indonesia: UN expert launches mission to assess the enjoyment of the right to food
04/04/2018 - 04:57 UN expert visits Slovenia to assess the rights of minorities
04/04/2018 - 02:25 UN experts urge Thailand to show leadership on business and human rights
04/03/2018 - 11:31 UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights publishes findings on Mexico, Niger, Bangladesh, Central African Republic, Spain, and New Zealand
04/03/2018 - 02:17 UN expert on extreme poverty to visit Ghana from April 9-18
03/28/2018 - 09:17 Belarus: UN expert calls for end to rights abuses and deplores State repression
03/26/2018 - 10:31 Brazil: UN experts alarmed by killing of Rio human rights defender who decried military intervention
03/23/2018 - 10:10 Inter-American, African and UN human rights experts to hold dialogue on sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics
03/22/2018 - 05:53 Inclusiveness of older persons in Georgia must be a priority - UN expert says
03/22/2018 - 05:36 Poland must not further restrict sexual and reproductive health and rights, say UN experts
03/22/2018 - 04:30 Thailand: First official visit by UN expert group on business and human rights
03/21/2018 - 10:41 Mali: LExpert independant termine sa derniere mission au Mali
03/20/2018 - 13:36 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
03/20/2018 - 04:24 Turkey: UN report details extensive human rights violations during protracted state of emergency
03/20/2018 - 04:04 Vietnam: UN experts concerned by threats against factory workers and labour activists
03/20/2018 - 02:37 UN rights expert decries desperate state of right to health in Occupied Palestinian Territory
03/19/2018 - 12:47 UN experts alarmed by reports of human rights defenders beaten in Iran jail
03/16/2018 - 02:40 Press briefing notes on the situation in Afrin, Syria
03/15/2018 - 11:20 UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Sexual and gender-based violence against women, girls, men, and boys a devastating and pervasive feature of the conflict and must end now
03/15/2018 - 05:48 UN Independent Expert formulates 23 principles of international order
03/14/2018 - 08:42 Eritrea: UN expert says more arrests, detentions after elderly school chief dies in custody
03/14/2018 - 03:13 Cambodia at a crossroads: UN expert calls on Government to choose path of human rights
03/13/2018 - 10:24 Presentation orale par M. Doudou Diene de la Commission denquete sur le Burundi a la 37eme session du Conseil des droits de l'homme
03/13/2018 - 09:55 Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi
03/13/2018 - 07:00 UN experts condemn decision to seek death sentence against Egyptian photojournalist Abou Zeid
03/12/2018 - 13:20 UN womens rights experts issue findings on Chile, Fiji, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Suriname
03/12/2018 - 12:54 UN disability rights experts issue findings on Haiti, Nepal, Oman, Sudan, Slovenia, Seychelles and Russian Federation
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
03/12/2018 - 08:02 Myanmar: UN expert calls for accountability over violence in Rakhine State
03/12/2018 - 07:50 Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar: concrete and overwhelming information points to international crimes
03/09/2018 - 06:26 Liberia: UN expert urges new Weah Administration to advance freedom of expression
03/08/2018 - 11:29 Accusations against UN expert a retaliation by Philippines, say fellow rapporteurs
03/08/2018 - 10:21 North Korea detente: UN expert urges opening for human rights
03/08/2018 - 04:29 UN expert to assess human rights situation of older persons in Georgia
03/07/2018 - 09:05 Human Rights Council hears presentation of High Commissioner Zeid's annual report and oral update
03/06/2018 - 10:33 People with disabilities wrongly denied the power to make decisions, says UN expert
03/06/2018 - 06:11 UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Amid the ruins of Ar-Raqqah and Dayr al-Zawr, calls for justice and accountability by victims and families must be urgently addressed
03/06/2018 - 06:10 #MeToo: A transformative moment, liberating and empowering
03/06/2018 - 02:09 Urgent action needed to protect privacy in cyberspace, UN rights expert warns
03/06/2018 - 00:53 Myanmar: Senior UN human rights official decries continued ethnic cleansing in Rakhine State
03/06/2018 - 00:52 Children risk being commodities as surrogacy spreads, UN rights expert warns
03/05/2018 - 12:12 UN expert calls for global recognition of the right to safe and healthy environment
03/05/2018 - 05:56 UN experts: Slovakia must deliver strong message on journalist killing
03/05/2018 - 00:27 Liberia: UN human rights expert starts official visit to assess freedom of expression
03/02/2018 - 11:52 UN torture prevention body to visit Uruguay
03/02/2018 - 07:41 Urgent Debate on situation in Eastern Ghouta
03/02/2018 - 03:15 UN expert: State and religion best served by maintaining "respectful distance"
03/01/2018 - 12:22 Human Rights Council discusses the protection of human rights while countering terrorism, and cultural rights
03/01/2018 - 10:43 Israel: UN experts urge immediate halt of plans to deport Eritrean and Sudanese national
03/01/2018 - 10:17 Migration policies can amount to ill-treatment and torture, UN rights expert warns
03/01/2018 - 07:13 Human Rights Council concludes clustered interactive dialogue on adequate housing and foreign debt
03/01/2018 - 06:18 UN human rights expert to visit Cambodia from 5
02/28/2018 - 13:15 Le Conseil des droits de l'homme entend la presentation des rapports sur la dette exterieure et sur le logement convenable
02/28/2018 - 10:54 UN torture prevention experts announce resuming visit to Rwanda
02/28/2018 - 09:08 Guantanamo detention of Ammar al Baluchi breaches human rights law, UN experts say
02/27/2018 - 08:04 Turkey: UN expert says deeply concerned by rise in torture allegations
02/26/2018 - 10:03 Migrant detention must be last resort, UN rights group underlines in its Revised Deliberation on deprivation of liberty of migrants
02/26/2018 - 03:32 UNs Committee against Torture issues new guidelines on asylum seekers rights
02/23/2018 - 09:48 Viet Nam: UN rights experts urge release of activists jailed for protesting toxic spill
02/23/2018 - 09:23 Iran: Spying charges against wildlife activists hard to fathom, say UN experts
02/23/2018 - 09:02 Human Rights Council Advisory Committee concludes twentieth session
02/23/2018 - 03:43 UK violates womens rights in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting access to abortion UN experts
02/23/2018 - 03:05 UN Human Rights Commission collects evidence to hold more than 40 South Sudanese officials accountable for war crimes and crimes against humanity
02/22/2018 - 00:40 Freedom of expression vital for peace in conflict-afflicted South Sudan UN report
02/21/2018 - 13:31 Stop the monstrous annihilation of Eastern Ghouta Zeid
02/21/2018 - 12:40 UN Child Rights Experts call for EU-wide ban on child immigration detention
02/21/2018 - 12:39 China: UN experts denounce the criminalization of linguistic and cultural rights advocacy
02/20/2018 - 08:06 UN experts make urgent call for US to regularize, protect rights of young migrants as DACA deadline nears
02/20/2018 - 07:56 Libya: Residents of Tawergha dying in desert in attempt to return home after seven years
02/20/2018 - 06:59 UN expert alarmed at Israeli Supreme Court's "license to torture ruling
02/20/2018 - 04:46 UN experts say constitutional changes in Cambodia impinge on democracy
02/16/2018 - 11:42 Turkey: Life sentences for journalists are unprecedented assault on free speech, say UN and OSCE experts
02/16/2018 - 11:17 Turkey: Drop terror charges against Amnesty chair Taner Kilic, UN human rights experts urge
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