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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
Rights defenders increasingly branded “enemies of the State” over development projects, UN expert warns 10/29/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Togo: “Rights defenders are better off, but important challenges remain,” UN expert says 10/16/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Togo
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
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
Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, at the end of her visit to Togo (7 to 11 October 2013) 10/11/2013
  • Statements/Messages
  • Togo
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
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
Togo: UN expert on rights defenders in follow-up visit to monitor progress and current situation 10/4/2013
  • Press Releases
  • Togo
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
       
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