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


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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

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