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Come clean about persecution of human rights defenders, UN expert tells governments
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (14 October 2021) – Governments around the world must stop jailing people for peacefully standing up for human rights,…
• 14th Oct 2021
Iraq: Killing and kidnapping of Human Rights Defenders engaged in popular protest (joint communication)
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On 12 August 2021, I wrote a letter jointly with other UN experts regarding the killing, kidnapping, alleged arbitrary arrest…
• 11th Oct 2021
State of Palestine: Mohannad Karajah detained and charged; supporters arrested (joint communication)
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BACKGROUND On 4 August 2021, I wrote a communication jointly with four other UN experts to the State of Palestine…
• 8th Oct 2021
Israel: Retaliation against defenders of the right to adequate housing and healthcare workers in Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel (joint communication)
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Photo: Twitter BACKGROUND On 30 July 2021, I sent a communication jointly with ten other UN experts to the Government…
• 7th Oct 2021
Guatemala: detención y el uso excesivo de la fuerza en contra de personas defensoras del pueblo indígena Maya Q’éqchi’ de Chicoyogüito (comunicación conjunta)
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ANTECEDENTES El 29 de julio de 2021, escribí una comunicación al Gobierno de Guatemala sobre la presunta detención arbitraria de…
• 4th Oct 2021
Kazakhstan: Harassment and intimidation of defenders of LGBTIQ rights (joint communication)
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BACKGROUND  On 15 July 2021, I wrote a letter with four other UN experts to the Government of Kazakhstan regarding…
• 1st Oct 2021
Venezuela: criminalización, ataques, hostigamientos y amenazas en contra de personas defensoras de derechos humanos (comunicación conjunta)
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ANTECEDENTES El 27 de julio de 2021, escribí una comunicación al gobierno de Venezuela sobre  la criminalización, ataques, hostigamientos y…
• 29th Sep 2021
Turkey: Human Rights Defenders criminalised under Anti-Terror Law (joint communication)
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BACKGROUND  On 27 July 2021, I wrote a letter jointly with five other UN experts regarding the criminalisation of woman…
• 28th Sep 2021
Angola: Harassment and charges against Human Rights Defender working on anti-corruption (joint communication)
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BACKGROUND On 28 July 2021, I wrote a communication to the Government of Angola concerning the harassment and charges brought…
• 27th Sep 2021
Indonesia: Life of jailed West Papuan activist in danger without urgent medical care – UN expert
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (20 September 2021) – Indonesia must provide West Papuan human rights defender Victor Yeimo with proper medical care to…
• 20th Sep 2021
Russia: Attack and detention of Women Human Rights Defenders during raid on women’s shelter (joint communication)
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BACKGROUND On 19 July 2021, I wrote a communication to the Government of the Russian Federation jointly with the UN…
• 20th Sep 2021
Turkey: Uncover truth behind killing of couple who challenged mining companies, demands UN expert
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (17 September 2021) – The Turkish government must get to the bottom of the murder four years ago of…
• 17th Sep 2021

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