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

04/23/2018 - 03:11 Belarus violated rights of former presidential candidate, UN experts find
04/20/2018 - 04:16 UN human rights expert to assess Swedens international solidarity and development agenda
04/20/2018 - 03:44 Mongolia: UN expert urges government to remedy water and sanitation issues in rural and Ger areas
04/19/2018 - 09:52 UN torture prevention body to make first visit to Belize
04/19/2018 - 09:17 Indonesia: Production increase must fulfil right to food for all, says UN expert
04/19/2018 - 08:19 UN expert to assess human rights situation of older persons in Montenegro
04/19/2018 - 07:26 Tunisia: A country in transition with hope and challenges, says UN expert
04/19/2018 - 04:54 Preventive detention in New Zealand violates human rights, UN experts find
04/19/2018 - 04:51 UN Committee Against Torture to review Belarus, Czechia, Norway, Qatar, Senegal and Tajikistan
04/19/2018 - 03:21 Racial discrimination: UN Committee to review Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sweden
04/19/2018 - 02:17 UN rights experts call on Iran to annul death sentence against Ramin Hossein Panahi
04/18/2018 - 06:59 Ghana must prioritise social protection to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, says UN poverty expert
04/17/2018 - 08:31 UN human rights experts condemn killings of Palestinians near Gaza fence by Israeli security forces
04/16/2018 - 03:46 Let ex-President run, UN Human Rights Committee demands of Maldives
04/13/2018 - 08:29 Press statement on on the alleged use of chemical weapons in eastern Ghouta
04/13/2018 - 04:39 Slovenia: UN expert commends protection for minorities, but urges more progress
04/12/2018 - 05:38 Viet Nam: UN experts call for change after jailing of rights defenders
04/12/2018 - 03:16 UN experts call on Myanmar to drop prosecution of Reuters reporters