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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)
Official Letters and Statements
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
México: Asesinatos, amenazas y hostigamientos contra integrantes de colectivos de búsqueda en Guanajuato (comunicación conjunta)
Official Letters and Statements
ANTECEDENTES El 15 de julio de 2021 escribí una comunicación al Gobierno de México sobre los asesinatos del señor Javier…
• 16th Sep 2021
México: Obstaculización del trabajo de personas defensoras de los derechos de las personas migrantes (comunicación conjunta)
Official Letters and Statements
ANTECEDENTES El 16 de julio de 2021, escribí una comunicación conjunta al Gobierno de México sobre la obstaculización del trabajo…
• 14th Sep 2021
Kyrgyzstan: surveillance, marginalisation and targeting of LGBT defenders (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
BACKGROUND On 15 July 2021, I wrote a letter to the Government of Kyrgyzstan regarding alleged surveillance and attempted break-in…
• 13th Sep 2021
Rwanda: Human Rights Defender continually detained since 2007, fair trial rights allegedly violated (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
BACKGROUND On 5 July 2021, I sent a communication to the Government of Rwanda along with 3 other experts regarding…
• 8th Sep 2021
Sri Lanka: Hejaaz Hizbullah held in prolonged pre-trial detention for anti-hate speech work (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
BACKGROUND On 8 July 2021, I wrote a letter with seven other UN Human Rights experts regarding the continued detention…
• 7th Sep 2021
Golden opportunity for EU to take global lead on human rights in business (Press Release)
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (6 September 2021) – The European Union has a chance to set an example for the entire world by…
• 6th Sep 2021
Libya: Human Rights Defender abducted, possibly disappeared by State security forces (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
BACKGROUND On 2 July 2021, I wrote a joint communication together with the UN experts on enforced disappearances and the…
• 6th Sep 2021
Russia: Overturn the conviction of Semyon Simonov and stop criminalising human rights defenders for legitimate work (Press Release)
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (31 August 2021) – Russia must overturn the conviction of human rights defender Semyon Simonov and must stop using…
• 31st Aug 2021
Detention, torture and ill-treatment of journalist in Russia-annexed Crimea (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
Photo: Family archive via RFE/RL BACKGROUND On 9 June 2021, I wrote a letter to the Government of the Russian…
• 27th Aug 2021

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