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

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