Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ( OHCHR )


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About Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is a United Nations agency that works to promote and protect the human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. The office was established by the UN General Assembly on 20 December 1993.

OHCHR press release, blog etc

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