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UN experts condemn lethal drone airstrikes in Yemen 12/26/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Yemen
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
United Kingdom: UN experts on torture and counter-terrorism express concern over proposed official inquiry 12/24/2013
  • Press Releases
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
“High-profile execution in North Korea is just one among many other cases,” UN experts warn 12/18/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN rights experts on torture and counter-terrorism concerned about the fate of Guantánamo detainees 12/10/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Iraq to establish the whereabouts of the seven missing residents of Camp Ashraf 12/9/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Iraq
  • Independent expert to examine the existing international criminal and human rights framework for the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Violence against women
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • International Order
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
Ghana’s criminal justice and mental health practices need critical attention to be more humane 11/15/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Ghana
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Committee against Torture discusses reprisals with Special Rapporteur on Torture, Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture 11/15/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Committee against Torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment of the Committee against Torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
Ghana’s criminal justice and mental health practices need critical attention to be more humane 11/15/2013
  • Statements/Messages
  • Ghana
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
First visit to Ghana by the UN Special Rapporteur on torture 11/5/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Ghana
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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