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Turkey: international experts warn against criminalizing independent medical care in emergencies 12/9/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Turkey
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Health
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
Japan: “Special Secrets Bill threatens transparency” – UN independent experts 11/22/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Japan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
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
El Salvador: UN experts urge Government to reconsider current abortion legislation and practice 6/4/2013
  • Press Releases
  • El Salvador
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Women
  • Violence against women
E F S R C A
Human Rights Council hears statements by Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Health and on the Human Rights of Migrants 5/27/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Human Rights Council
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Human Rights Council
  • Migrant workers
  • Health
E F S R C A
Equality or bust for post-2015 global development goals – UN rights experts 5/21/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Representative of the S-G on Cambodia
  • Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on foreign debt
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • African Descent
  • International Order
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Migrant workers
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Business and human rights
  • Violence against women
  • Right to drinking water
  • Women
  • Post-2015 Development
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
A call on States to ratify new instrument to enhance protection of economic, social and cultural rights 5/8/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Adequate housing
  • Cultural rights
  • International Order
  • Education
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Truth justice and reparation
  • Slavery
  • Terrorism
  • Right to drinking water
E F S R C A
“Not ghosts, but human beings… persons with albinism” 5/3/2013
  • Press Releases
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on Minorities
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Minorities
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Health
  • Education
E F S R C A
Guantánamo / Human Rights: “Indefinite detention – will it ever end?” 5/1/2013
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Terrorism
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
E F S R C A
       
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