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

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
06/29/2018 - 04:20 UN Human Rights Committee to review Bahrain, Algeria, the Gambia, Liberia, Lithuania, and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
06/29/2018 - 04:14 Occupied Palestinian Territory: Bleakest picture yet, says UN expert after regional visit
06/29/2018 - 03:54 UK jointly leads Europe and world on privacy after big improvements, says UN rights expert
06/28/2018 - 03:32 Kenya: UN experts visit to assess human rights and business
06/27/2018 - 04:23 Saudi Arabia must immediately free women human rights defenders held in crackdown, say UN experts
06/27/2018 - 02:14 Myanmar: UN expert calls for ICC to probe decades of crimes
06/27/2018 - 01:49 UN expert launches mission to South Korea to advance human rights dialogue with the North
06/26/2018 - 02:22 Eritrea: UN expert says embracing human rights vital to shape successful future
06/18/2018 - 16:59 Iran must halt execution of Ramin Hossein Panahi, say UN rights experts
06/18/2018 - 16:51 Urgent action needed to stop violence and discrimination against LGBT people worldwide, says UN expert
06/15/2018 - 18:51 UN privacy expert visits UK to assess surveillance laws and use of personal data
06/15/2018 - 17:58 Cambodia: UN experts express concerns about media freedoms ahead of vote
06/14/2018 - 07:38 Human Rights Council President appoints Barney Afako of Uganda as new member of South Sudan body
06/14/2018 - 07:08 First-ever UN human rights report on Kashmir calls for international inquiry into multiple violations
06/12/2018 - 02:06 UAE: UN experts call for immediate release of jailed human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor
06/11/2018 - 00:28 UN expert says persistent claims of torture and impunity in Ukraine
06/11/2018 - 00:15 International Albinism Awareness Day
06/07/2018 - 23:38 Press briefing note on Libya escalating risks
06/07/2018 - 11:43 UN experts on enforced disappearances to visit Ukraine
06/07/2018 - 11:01 UN expert welcomes Uzbekistan roadmap to ensure freedom of religion or belief
06/06/2018 - 10:25 UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Argentina, Angola, Algeria, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Lesotho, and Norway
06/06/2018 - 10:23 Killings of suspected drug offenders in Bangladesh must stop UN Human Rights Chief
06/06/2018 - 09:56 China: UN human rights experts condemn 5-year jail term for Tibetan activist
06/03/2018 - 22:55 "Contempt for the poor in US drives cruel policies, says UN expert
06/03/2018 - 22:21 UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances publishes findings on Albania, Austria, and Honduras
06/01/2018 - 08:40 Press briefing notes on Nicaragua and Ukraine
06/01/2018 - 08:34 Joint Statement by UN Environment and Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
06/01/2018 - 07:57 Judicial independence in Philippines is under threat, says UN human rights expert
05/31/2018 - 21:27 Joint Statement on the UN HRD Declaration
05/31/2018 - 08:58 UN experts condemn deadly police response to protest against copper smelting plant in India, call for probe
05/31/2018 - 07:50 UN experts decry Israel plan to demolish Bedouin homes near Jerusalem
05/29/2018 - 08:02 Afghanistan: No justice for women victims of violence UN report
05/28/2018 - 07:42 Committee on Enforced Disappearances holds separate meetings with states and with civil society
05/24/2018 - 12:23 UN Special Rapporteur on torture to visit Ukraine
05/24/2018 - 10:31 Press briefing note on Israel / Bedouin, Syrian refugees /Jordan and Egypt detentions
05/24/2018 - 08:55 Milestone judgement in Guatemala UN Human Rights Chief
05/24/2018 - 03:36 Japan: Benefit cuts threaten social protection of the poor, UN rights experts warn
05/24/2018 - 03:31 UN experts call on India to protect journalist Rana Ayyub from online hate campaign
05/23/2018 - 04:07 UN housing expert calls for human rights shift in South Korea
05/22/2018 - 04:11 Human rights no longer treated as a priority, but as a pariah, Zeid tells 25th anniversary gathering in Vienna
05/22/2018 - 00:47 Healthcare under attack in Libya
05/21/2018 - 00:19 Ireland: UN human rights expert calls for national strategy to protect children from sexual violence
05/18/2018 - 03:37 UN experts urge Israel not to deport Human Rights Watch official Omar Shakir
05/18/2018 - 02:28 Kyrgyzstan: Ethnic minorities need equal treatment, says senior UN official; salutes Central Asian rights defenders
05/17/2018 - 12:06 UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances to review Albania, Austria, and Honduras
05/17/2018 - 03:42 Thailand: UN experts condemn use of defamation laws to silence human rights defender Andy Hall
05/16/2018 - 06:27 Tajikistan: Senior UN official calls for free and open space for civil society
05/16/2018 - 02:00 Human Rights Council hold a special session on the deteriorating human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory on 18 May 2018
05/15/2018 - 08:06 UN human rights expert condemns horrific violence in Gaza
05/14/2018 - 10:15 Philippines: UN racial discrimination experts voice concern at terrorist list
05/14/2018 - 09:43 Prevention of racial discrimination, including early warning and urgent action procedures
05/11/2018 - 10:31 UN rights expert hails UK for anti-racism action but raises serious concerns over Immigration Policy, Prevent programme and Brexit
05/11/2018 - 10:23 UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sweden
05/11/2018 - 04:06 Afghanistan: Senior UN rights official urges more action to end attacks on civilians
05/11/2018 - 04:03 Right to housing: UN expert launches fact-finding visit to South Korea
05/10/2018 - 07:13 Torture prevention: Portugal must seek alternatives to detention UN experts
05/10/2018 - 06:27 Syria: UN rights expert launches official visit to assess effect of unilateral sanctions
05/10/2018 - 05:15 Release of U.S. nationals by North Korea: A welcome step to further address human rights concerns, says UN expert
05/10/2018 - 01:19 UN Expert on human rights and foreign debt visits Ukraine
05/09/2018 - 20:07 Azerbaijans human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review
05/09/2018 - 07:33 Bangladeshs human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review
05/09/2018 - 04:48 Turkey must lift state of emergency restrictions for credible elections to take place
05/09/2018 - 02:41 UN child rights committee to review Argentina, Angola, Algeria, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Lesotho and Norway
05/07/2018 - 07:05 UN experts urge Poland to ensure free and full participation at climate talks
05/04/2018 - 07:01 Somalia: UN expert urges action to stop children being kidnapped and used as fighters
05/04/2018 - 02:29 Belize must establish a torture prevention mechanism, UN experts say
05/03/2018 - 18:02 Germanys human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review
05/03/2018 - 08:58 Cabo Verdes human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review
05/02/2018 - 09:48 Human rights experts urge media protection and end to attacks on journalists
05/02/2018 - 03:55 Eritrea: UN rights expert urges end to crippling media restrictions
05/01/2018 - 07:55 Afghanistan: UN expert condemns attacks on journalists, says perpetrators must be brought to justice
05/01/2018 - 05:13 Myanmar: UN expert says civilians must be protected as Kachin violence mounts
05/01/2018 - 04:51 UN expert hails Sweden as role model for human rights-based international aid and solidarity
04/30/2018 - 10:47 Montenegro: UN expert calls for adequate social protection for older persons
04/30/2018 - 09:07 Cambodia: UN expert urges Government embrace final opportunity for genuine election
04/30/2018 - 06:48 Bahrain: UN rights experts condemn military court convictions, cite torture allegations
04/30/2018 - 03:27 UN torture prevention body to visit Portugal
04/27/2018 - 06:10 UN human rights experts says deaths in custody reinforce concerns about structural racism in UK
04/27/2018 - 04:36 Canada: UN expert urges new measures to target gender-based violence, especially against indigenous women
04/27/2018 - 00:50 Gaza deaths: Israel must address excessive use of force, Zeid says
04/26/2018 - 04:10 UN human rights expert to visit UK to assess racism post Brexit vote
04/25/2018 - 07:06 Human Rights Council to hold panel discussion on 27 April to commemorate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela
04/25/2018 - 06:54 Human Rights are key to progress in North Korea talks, says UN expert
04/24/2018 - 11:30 Sudan: UN expert raises concerns about violence against women, calls for legal reform
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