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NGO Bill threatens to hinder civil society’s work in South Sudan, UN rights experts warn 12/17/2013
  • Press Releases
  • South Sudan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
A year on, the enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone continues with impunity in Lao PDR 12/16/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Kenya: Statute Law Bill poses grave threat to civil society and must be rejected – UN rights experts 12/3/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Kenya
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Breaking the silence: Time to strengthen UN role to end impunity – UN experts 11/22/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Working Group on the use of mercenaries
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • WG on Disappearances
  • International Order
  • Health
  • Mercenaries
  • Right to drinking water
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Slavery
  • Religious intolerance
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human rights defenders
  • Sale of children
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Violence against women
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
E F S R C A
Genuine elections cannot be achieved if freedoms of peaceful assembly and association are curtailed 10/30/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
UN experts alarmed by reprisals against activists linked to China’s international human rights review 10/16/2013
  • Press Releases
  • China
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Azerbaijan to recognize and enable the role of rights defenders in run up to elections 10/4/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Azerbaijan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
India: Urgent call to halt Odisha mega-steel project amid serious human rights concerns 10/1/2013
  • Press Releases
  • India
  • Republic of Korea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Adequate housing
  • Right to food
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Freedom of association
  • International Order
  • Health
  • Business and human rights
E F S R C A
“Israel must stop harassment, intimidation and abusive treatment of rights defender Issa Amro” 8/13/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Uganda: “Public assembly must be protected, not attacked” – UN independent experts 8/9/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Uganda
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
       
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