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The Special Procedures of are human rights experts independent from any govt or organization, serving in their individual capacity.
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UN Special Procedures 9h
UN experts urge to immediately provide appropriate to more than 5⃣0⃣0⃣ asylum seekers & other migrants who have been held in the country’s offshore facilities for past 5 years without durable solutions. 👉
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UN Special Procedures 9h
🇩🇿 : UN experts are alarmed by the death in custody of human rights defender Kamel-Edine after a 53-day hunger strike. Learn more:
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UN Special Procedures 10h
Replying to @NilsMelzer
: suspends his official visit as he is unable to access ALL people deprived of their liberty. The expert was able to carry out a scheduled visit to the main facility but his access to 3 other sites was seriously obstructed:
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UN Special Procedures 11h
🇲🇻 is at a critical crossroads. This moment of reform & political hope should be used to strengthen Maldivian culture as a key response to and as a vital resource against the rise of fundamentalism & extremism – . 👉
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UN Special Procedures 15h
Replying to @davidakaye
increasingly influences the information environment worldwide. Like all , AI must be designed, developed & deployed so as to be consistent with States’ obligations & private actors’ responsibilities under int'l law. ➡️
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UN Special Procedures Jun 14
: UN expert urges authorities to take more preventive measures to protect civilians & property in continuing violence. He says the deadly attacks on civilians in certain areas of the country could be described as . Learn more:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 14
Millions of workers around the world suffer from diseases & injuries due to unsafe & unhealthy work conditions. – UN experts call on to back safe & healthy work conditions as a 'fundamental' right. 👉
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UN Special Procedures Jun 14
Government’s policies exacerbate discrimination, stoke xenophobic sentiment & further entrench racial – UN expert on says in new report now available online: Full report:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 14
Replying to @davidakaye
& online extremism are problematic, but onerous criminal penalties are not the answer – . How are States & companies regulating expression on social media & other platforms and what concerns does it raise? ➡️
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UN Special Procedures Jun 13
: UN experts say must be at the forefront of our thinking when considering the present & the future of and the internet. Learn more:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 13
Everyone has the right to hold their own opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information of all kinds through any media & regardless of frontiers. Learn more about your right to :
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UN Special Procedures Jun 13
UN expert on human rights in North Korea will visit South Korea from 17 to 21 June. Learn more:
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UN Human Rights Jun 13
This year has been amazing for people with but a lot of challenges remain, especially for children who are particularly vulnerable to attacks & violence. expert shares a message of hope for , watch 📺
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UN Special Procedures Jun 12
UN expert urges States to collect data in an effort to understand root causes and eliminate violence & discrimination against people. Learn more:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 12
UN experts are seriously concerned that is sliding into a " abyss”. They urge to establish an independent investigation into against peaceful protesters since the start of the year. Learn more:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 11
’s High Court decision to decriminalise same-sex relations amongst consenting adults is a very important step forward for equality – . Read:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 11
UN Special Rapporteur will visit from 12 to 18 June to assess developments and identify challenges regarding the prohibition of and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Learn more:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 7
🇨🇦 ’s inaction on toxic exposure a disturbing sign of . There is a pervasive pattern of inaction of the Government in the face of unquestionable risks & injustices from the cumulative impacts of toxic exposures. – ☣️ 👉
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UN Special Procedures Jun 7
10 UN experts call on the to establish independent probe into in the : "It's time for to take action". In past 3 years, experts have repeatedly raised concerns about a range of gross human rights violations:
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UN Special Procedures Jun 6
UN Special Rapporteur Karima Bennoune will visit the from 9 to 18 June to assess efforts to implement cultural rights for all. Learn more:
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