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

10/22/2018 - 00:55 Nigeria must protect and promote womens participation in politics, say UN experts
10/21/2018 - 23:44 Persons with albinism: Specific measures are fundamental to the actualization of leaving no one behind
10/19/2018 - 18:29 UN experts welcome business leaders standing up for missing Saudi journalist
10/19/2018 - 18:11 UN poverty expert warns against tsunami of unchecked privatisation
10/18/2018 - 18:27 UN womens rights committee to review Bahamas, Republic of Congo, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mauritius, Nepal, Samoa, Tajikistan, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
10/18/2018 - 18:10 UN experts deeply concerned by new practice of State-sponsored abductions
10/18/2018 - 18:02 Inhumane conditions in informal settlements a "global scandal", says UN rights expert
10/18/2018 - 17:34 Australia: UN human rights expert warns proposed cybersecurity bill is too extreme
10/16/2018 - 21:01 UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights publishes findings on Argentina, Cape Verde, Germany, Mali, South Africa and Turkmenistan
10/16/2018 - 20:48 Unilateral sanctions hurting civilians must be dropped, says UN expert
10/12/2018 - 18:52 Saudi Arabia must immediately release all womens rights defenders, say UN experts
10/12/2018 - 10:51 Embrace migrant workers as rights holders essential to Italys agro-economy
10/11/2018 - 19:49 UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Benin, El Salvador, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, Mauritania, Niger and Saudi Arabia
10/10/2018 - 09:14 Yemen: UN experts calls for immediate release of Bahais
10/10/2018 - 09:06 World Day Against the Death Penalty10 October 2018
10/09/2018 - 09:51 UN experts demand probe into disappearance of Saudi journalist in Istanbul
10/08/2018 - 09:30 The Special Rapporteur on violence against women welcomes the awarding of the Nobel Prize to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad
10/04/2018 - 23:27 India: Terrorism charges are pretext to silence human rights defenders, say UN experts
10/04/2018 - 20:56 Poland: UN expert concerned that erosion of cultural freedom threatens the countrys rich cultural life
10/04/2018 - 20:42 Time to end invisibility of LGBT people in Georgia - expert
10/04/2018 - 06:37 UN Human Rights Committee to review Belarus, Belize, Bulgaria, Guinea, Sudan, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
10/02/2018 - 09:28 UN human rights expert alarmed by India move to deport Rohingya men
09/27/2018 - 23:51 UN expert on contemporary forms of slavery to visit Italy
09/27/2018 - 22:52 Egypt: UN experts condemn systematic targeting of human rights defenders
09/25/2018 - 21:49 Le Comite des droits de l'enfant examine les rapports du Benin sur l'exploitation sexuelle des enfants et les enfants dans les conflits armes
09/25/2018 - 21:06 Cambodia: UN expert questions genuineness of ruling partys landslide victory
09/25/2018 - 19:47 UN disability rights experts issue findings on Algeria, Bulgaria, Malta, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
09/23/2018 - 22:00 Poland: UN expert set for visit to assess cultural rights situation
09/20/2018 - 20:15 Georgia: UN expert to assess human rights of LGBT persons
09/20/2018 - 19:45 Le Comite des droits des personnes handicapees a clos sa vingtieme session
09/18/2018 - 22:13 Working Group on enforced or involuntary Disappearances concluded its 116th session
09/18/2018 - 00:28 Myanmar: UN Fact-Finding Mission releases its full account of massive violations by military in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States
09/18/2018 - 00:15 Culture of abduction, rape and forced marriage violates womens rights in Kyrgyzstan, UN experts find
09/17/2018 - 23:55 Eritrea: Peace deal could offer hope for reforms, including three key steps, says UN expert
09/16/2018 - 23:17 Commission on Human Rights Urges South Sudan to make peace and justice a reality
09/10/2018 - 22:25 Myanmar: UN report details silencing by law of independent journalism
09/10/2018 - 21:29 Press briefing notes on Myanmar freedom of expression, Iraq Basra protests and Yemen attack
09/10/2018 - 20:49 UN experts decry Hungarys tough new measures against migrants and civil society
09/10/2018 - 20:08 Sri Lanka: Human rights to dismantle debt trap, says UN expert
09/09/2018 - 22:04 New UN expert sets out vision of new world order based on rights, social justice and equitable development
09/09/2018 - 21:39 Nigeria must step up efforts to prevent trafficking and reintegrate victims, says UN expert
09/09/2018 - 21:08 UN experts appalled by Israeli court decision permitting demolition of West Bank Bedouin village
09/07/2018 - 06:33 India ruling to decriminalise same sex relations is victory for equality, and other States should follow, says UN expert
09/07/2018 - 06:18 Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan calls for more justice after Terrain verdict
09/07/2018 - 04:34 UN rights experts call on Iran to halt imminent executions of Iranian Kurds
09/07/2018 - 04:03 Enforced disappearances: UN expert group to review 840 cases from 46 countries
09/05/2018 - 18:17 UN torture prevention experts to visit Kyrgyzstan
09/05/2018 - 17:34 Protect the human rights of Venezuelan migrants, UN expert committees urge States
09/05/2018 - 17:12 Stop regression on sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls, UN experts urge
08/31/2018 - 03:47 UN human rights expert to assess trafficking in persons in Nigeria
08/31/2018 - 02:21 UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Madagascar and Mozambique
08/31/2018 - 01:00 Le Comite des droits des personnes handicapees celebre le dixieme anniversaire de sa creation
08/30/2018 - 19:24 Press briefing note on Libya, Nicaragua, Malawi and Guatemala
08/30/2018 - 18:04 UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Cuba, Japan, Latvia, Mauritius, and Montenegro
08/29/2018 - 20:08 UN expert on debt and human rights visits Sri Lanka
08/27/2018 - 14:17 Myanmar: Tatmadaw leaders must be investigated for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes UN report
08/23/2018 - 22:44 Botswana minorities need boost in education and health care, says UN expert urging Bill of Right
08/23/2018 - 21:59 UN disability rights committee to review Algeria, Bulgaria, Malta, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
08/21/2018 - 23:12 Press Statement on the resignation of the Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory
08/20/2018 - 06:32 The Philippines: UN experts urge further action to remove names on Governments terror list
08/20/2018 - 05:59 Family reunions between North and South Koreans welcomed by UN Special Rapporteur
08/19/2018 - 23:53 UN human rights expert group begin 12-day visit South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Sudan and Ethiopia
08/15/2018 - 22:31 Japan: Fukushima clean-up workers, including homeless, at grave risk of exploitation, say UN experts
08/15/2018 - 05:17 UN experts say Monsanto ruling is a first step to "victory for human rights"
08/13/2018 - 02:39 Somalia: Respect for human rights vital for future elections - UN report
08/13/2018 - 02:39 Bangladesh: UN human rights experts urge immediate release of photographer Shahidul Alam
08/10/2018 - 05:10 Botswana: UN expert visits to assess the rights of minorities
08/10/2018 - 02:47 UN Committee Against Torture publishes findings on Chile, Mauritania, Russian Federation and Seychelles
08/08/2018 - 15:53 Committee against Torture discusses follow-up to concluding observations, individual communications, and reprisals
08/07/2018 - 16:29 UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to review Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Cuba, Japan, Latvia, Mauritius, and Montenegro
08/07/2018 - 01:05 States must act now to protect indigenous peoples during migration
08/06/2018 - 02:17 New UN human rights expert on Iran seeks cooperation and dialogue with Government
08/02/2018 - 23:33 Brazil must put human rights before austerity, warn UN experts as child mortality rises
07/31/2018 - 15:59 Bangladesh: Tigers Sundarbans Forest habitat threatened by heedless industrialisation, says UN expert
07/30/2018 - 01:05 Brazil security forces who shot dead 14-year-old schoolboy must face justice, says UN expert
07/30/2018 - 00:12 States must treat refugees and migrants as rights holders and act to prevent trafficking and exploitation
07/26/2018 - 10:03 Egypt: UN human rights experts urge release of poet/songwriter
07/26/2018 - 08:34 UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Bahrain, Algeria, the Gambia, Liberia, Lithuania, and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
07/26/2018 - 07:55 Kenya: Stop forced evictions from Nairobis Kibera settlement, say UN rights experts
07/25/2018 - 10:11 President of Human Rights Council appoints Members of Commission of Inquiry on 2018 protests in Occupied Palestinian Territory
07/25/2018 - 07:29 Pakistan must repeal discriminatory measures leading to persecution of Ahmadis, say UN experts
07/24/2018 - 16:43 Israels proposed demolition of Palestine village Khan al-Ahmar could result in war crime, warns UN rights expert
07/23/2018 - 00:17 UN womens rights experts issue findings on Australia, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Mexico, New Zealand, State of Palestine, and Turkmenistan
07/22/2018 - 23:17 India must bring its new anti-trafficking Bill in line with human rights law, urge UN experts
07/19/2018 - 02:28 Polands places of detention in the spotlight as UN torture prevention body concludes visit
07/19/2018 - 01:26 UN Committee Against Torture to review Mauritania, Russian Federation, Seychelles and Chile
07/19/2018 - 01:20 UN Experts on Myanmar conclude visit to Bangladesh weeks ahead of the release of its final report
07/16/2018 - 22:11 Press briefing notes in Nicaragua
07/16/2018 - 21:55 Press briefing notes on Nicaragua, Mali and Kashmir
07/13/2018 - 17:48 Closure of Gaza commercial crossing: UN expert calls on Israel to reverse decision
07/11/2018 - 13:55 Myanmar: UN experts gravely concerned by court charges against Reuters journalists
07/11/2018 - 13:42 Global Compact for Migration: UN experts call on States to ensure protection of migrants rights
07/11/2018 - 12:16 Kenya: UN experts urge government and business to uphold human rights
07/10/2018 - 12:39 UN demands justice for civilians deliberately and ruthlessly targeted in attacks in South Sudan
07/10/2018 - 12:01 North Korea: UN expert says its time to end isolation and talk human rights
07/09/2018 - 10:22 Myanmar: Discriminatory policies means no return for refugees anytime soon, says expert
07/06/2018 - 11:51 Austria: Efforts to tackle extremism must balance root causes and security measures
07/06/2018 - 10:15 UN torture prevention body visits Poland
07/04/2018 - 10:21 India: UN experts call for urgent progress in investigation of hundreds of fake encounter killings
07/04/2018 - 09:45 UN torture prevention body to visit Burundi, Costa Rica, Senegal and Switzerland; terminates Rwanda visit
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