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

10/23/2017 - 09:30 Global total of 263 million children not in school must be tackled, UN expert says
10/23/2017 - 09:10 States must act now to fulfil famine victims right to food UN expert
10/23/2017 - 08:03 Sri Lanka must step up progress on transitional justice, UN expert finds
10/20/2017 - 10:58 Surveillance, big data and open data top UN experts privacy agenda
10/20/2017 - 10:00 No place for enforced disappearances in 2017, UN experts say
10/20/2017 - 05:59 Iran: UN rights experts urge immediate release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after fresh charges
10/19/2017 - 07:08 Malta must bring killers of Daphne Caruana Galizia to justice and protect journalists UN experts
10/19/2017 - 05:08 UN womens rights committee to review Burkina Faso, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Guatemala, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Monaco, Nauru, Norway, Oman, Paraguay and Singapore
10/19/2017 - 04:36 Poland: UN expert to assess independence of justice system during visit
10/18/2017 - 10:36 Sanctions bring suffering not solutions, UN expert warns
10/18/2017 - 08:33 UN rights experts urge Iran to halt imminent execution of juvenile Amirhossein Pourjafar
10/17/2017 - 04:20 IMF needs radical reform to halt failed policies of privatization and austerity UN expert
10/16/2017 - 01:29 Kenya must lift protest ban and end pattern of police brutality ahead of poll, UN experts warn
10/13/2017 - 09:27 Press briefing notes on Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia / LGBT and Boko Haram trials in Nigeria
10/13/2017 - 09:25 Arbitrary police violence can amount to torture, even in public spaces, UN expert warns
10/13/2017 - 09:15 Denmark must extend toxic substance protection standards beyond its borders UN expert
10/13/2017 - 07:15 Human Rights Council President appoints Hanny Megally of Egypt to serve on Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic
10/13/2017 - 04:09 Azerbaijan: UN rights experts alarmed by reports of persecution of people perceived to be gay or trans
10/12/2017 - 09:10 UN torture prevention body to visit Rwanda
10/12/2017 - 03:12 Cambodian democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns
10/11/2017 - 14:05 UN Human Rights Committee to review the following countries: Australia, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Jordan, Mauritius, Romania
10/11/2017 - 03:09 Brutal attacks on Rohingya meant to make their return almost impossible UN human rights report
10/10/2017 - 11:55 UN experts urge States to protect all migrant children
10/09/2017 - 09:47 Guyana: Crisis in justice and penitentiary systems greatly affect human rights, UN experts warn
10/09/2017 - 09:11 UN Special Rapporteur welcomes US decision to lift Sudan sanctions
10/09/2017 - 09:09 UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issues findings on Colombia, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova and Russian Federation
10/09/2017 - 08:12 Colombia: UN Assistant Secretary-General for human rights urges effective protection of rights defenders amid attacks
10/09/2017 - 04:02 UN rights expert urges Maldives reforms after mass suspension of lawyers
10/06/2017 - 07:10 UN must prioritise womens protection amid States inadequate action, urges Special Rapporteur
10/06/2017 - 06:02 Death penalty disproportionately affects the poor, UN rights experts warn
10/06/2017 - 03:32 Press briefing notes on Cameroon
10/06/2017 - 03:07 UN expert calls for modern approaches to transform Armenia healthcare and address inequalities
10/06/2017 - 01:58 UN expert on transitional justice to review progress in Sri Lanka
10/05/2017 - 09:23 Experts propose action to end harmful practices related to witchcraft
10/04/2017 - 01:54 Myanmar Rohingya abuses may be crimes against humanity, UN rights experts warn
09/29/2017 - 11:38 Le Comite des droits de l'enfant a clos les travaux de sa soixante-seizieme session
09/29/2017 - 05:41 Younger generations must act now to stamp out human rights denials in old age UN expert
09/29/2017 - 04:25 Impact of toxic waste management in Denmark and Greenland to be examined by UN expert
09/28/2017 - 13:57 UN expert group on people of African descent launches fact-finding visit to Guyana
09/28/2017 - 12:13 End to Saudi driving ban for women should be just the first step UN experts
09/27/2017 - 08:07 UN expert urges fresh Mongolia action on environment
09/27/2017 - 08:02 International Safe Abortion Day Thursday
09/26/2017 - 06:34 Committee on the Rights of the Child reviews the report of Cyprus on children in armed conflict
09/26/2017 - 06:30 UN expert calls for more action to protect human rights in Cambodia
09/26/2017 - 03:02 Myanmar: UN experts condemn ongoing persecution of Rohingya in Rakhine State
09/26/2017 - 02:06 UN Human Rights Office unveils global standards for business to tackle discrimination against LGBTI people
09/25/2017 - 12:08 UN experts urge Mongolia to establish a National Torture Prevention body
09/25/2017 - 04:29 UN report details grave human rights violations in Russian-occupied Crimea
09/24/2017 - 23:31 UN expert urges Malaysia to protect its tradition of tolerance from the rise of fundamentalism
09/21/2017 - 05:09 Le Comite des droits economiques, sociaux et culturels examine le rapport de la Republique de Coree
09/21/2017 - 03:09 Human Rights Council President appoints Andrew Clapham of the United Kingdom to serve on South Sudan body
09/20/2017 - 10:35 Silence the drums of war and disarm for development UN Independent Expert
09/20/2017 - 09:46 Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN
09/20/2017 - 04:09 Right to health in Armenia: UN expert to make first visit
09/19/2017 - 23:57 UN Human Rights Chief urges all States to outlaw discrimination against LGBTI people
09/19/2017 - 05:37 Ground-breaking step to tackle impunity for witchcraft related human rights violations
09/15/2017 - 11:18 UN expert panel calls for new international standards on private military and security companies
09/15/2017 - 10:47 UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances issues findings on Gabon and Lithuania
09/15/2017 - 10:38 UN rights experts dismayed by arrest of Egyptian lawyer Ebrahim Metwally en route to meet them
09/15/2017 - 02:03 Governments and businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, UN experts stress
09/14/2017 - 13:08 Mongolia: UN expert to assess links between human rights and environment
09/14/2017 - 10:38 Committee on Rights of Migrant Workers publishes findings on Ecuador, Indonesia and Mexico
09/14/2017 - 05:28 UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to review Colombia, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova and Russian Federation
09/14/2017 - 05:27 Worlds poor paying the price for global trends, says UNs new development expert
09/14/2017 - 04:53 UN expert urges World Bank to amend its constitution to effectively advance human rights
09/14/2017 - 03:17 Brexit puts UK at risk of worsening pollution and lower environmental standards, UN rights expert warns
09/13/2017 - 05:11 Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers closes its twenty-seventh session
09/13/2017 - 04:20 UN rights experts urge India to act after murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh
09/12/2017 - 07:31 Kazakhstan: Commitment to the rights of persons with disabilities positive but further steps needed UN expert
09/11/2017 - 07:22 Migrants face high risk of enforced disappearance, UN experts warn
09/11/2017 - 06:33 Committee on the Rights of the Child opens seventy-sixth session
09/08/2017 - 13:08 UN expert embarks on Malaysia mission to assess cultural rights
09/08/2017 - 06:19 Childrens rights: UN committee to review Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Denmark, Ecuador, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Cyprus, Guinea and Vanuatu
09/08/2017 - 04:59 Enforced disappearances: UN expert group to review 350 cases from 43 countries
09/07/2017 - 06:38 UN torture prevention body to make first visit to Mongolia
09/07/2017 - 05:04 Returned migrants are being robbed, raped and murdered in Libya
09/06/2017 - 06:24 UN experts urge China to release lawyer Jiang Tianyong currently on trial for subversion
09/06/2017 - 06:17 Committee on Enforced Disappearances considers report of Gabon
09/06/2017 - 04:32 Le Comite pour la protection des droits des travailleurs migrants examine le rapport de lIndonesie
09/05/2017 - 06:38 Committee on Enforced Disappearances considers report of Lithuania
08/31/2017 - 08:56 Myanmar: Worsening cycle of violence in Rakhine must be broken urgently, UN expert warns
08/31/2017 - 07:48 UN expert concerned at condition of prisoners on hunger strike in Iran
08/31/2017 - 03:37 UN expert on the rights of persons with disabilities to visit Kazakhstan
08/31/2017 - 03:32 UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Ecuador, Indonesia and Mexico
08/31/2017 - 02:48 UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances to review Gabon and Lithuania
08/30/2017 - 07:38 Egypts extends its assault on freedom of expression by blocking dozens of websites UN experts warn
08/29/2017 - 07:56 Alarming deterioration in northern Rakhine was preventable, Zeid says, urging restraint
08/28/2017 - 04:49 UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on Canada, Djibouti, Ecuador, Kuwait, New Zealand, Russian Federation, Tajikistan and United Arab Emirates
08/25/2017 - 11:23 Sierra Leone: UN human rights expert sounds alarm on hidden suffering from toxic pollution
08/24/2017 - 19:41 Nigeria: UN experts denounce ultimatum and death threats targeting Igbo minority
08/23/2017 - 00:16 UN body criticizes US failure at the highest political level to unequivocally reject racist violent events
08/22/2017 - 14:12 Press briefing notes on Iraq, Lebanon /Tunisia / Jordan and Uzbekistan
08/18/2017 - 12:04 UN experts say womens sexual and reproductive rights integral to mindset-change in tackling gender discrimination in Samoa
08/17/2017 - 05:47 EU trying to move border to Libya using policy that breaches rights UN experts
08/16/2017 - 04:14 US racism on the rise, UN experts warn in wake of Charlottesville violence
08/15/2017 - 10:00 Suriname must respect judicial independence over presidents trial, UN expert urges
08/15/2017 - 04:00 Kenya at critical juncture, leaders must act responsibly Zeid
08/15/2017 - 01:40 Italy-EU search and rescue code could increase Mediterranean deaths, UN expert warns
08/14/2017 - 09:18 Le Comite pour l'Elimination de la discrimination raciale auditionne la societe civile sur le Canada et la Nouvelle-Zelande
08/11/2017 - 07:48 Committee against Torture concludes sixty-first session
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