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Joint Statement: Human Rights Defenders with disabilities targeted & excluded globally, warn UN experts.
Official Letters and Statements
Joint Statement on Human Rights Defenders with Disabilities. Word documentDownload Joint statement by UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of…
• 29th Nov 2022
Tajikistan: UN expert’s visit to assess situation of human rights defenders
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (28 November 2022) – UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor will assess the situation of human rights defenders in Tajikistan…
• 28th Nov 2022
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Türkiye: continued detention of Osman Kavala despite release order (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders to the Government…
• 25th Nov 2022
Chang Weiping is featured, wearing a white shirt, standing outside. A road is visible behind him with high rise apartments in the distance
China: detention and prosecution of human rights defender & lawyer Chang Weiping (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and other UN…
• 24th Nov 2022
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Egypt: UN experts alarmed by harassment of civil society actors at COP27 climate summit (Press Release)
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (18 November 2022) – Climate activists and civil society have been subjected to intimidation, harassment and surveillance during the…
• 18th Nov 2022
Mongolia: investigation into woman human rights defender & environmentalist, Sukgherel Dugersuren (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and other UN…
• 18th Nov 2022
Irina Danilovich wears a purple t-shirt and looks at the camera. Her shoulders and head are visibile as she stands against a wall of wooden logs
Russian Federation: disappearance, detention & criminalisation of WHRD Irina Danilovich (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and the UN…
• 17th Nov 2022
Adriano Nuvunga talks into a reporter's microphone. The microphone is red and Mr. Nuvunga is wearing a suit and raising a hand as he speaks.
Mozambique: HRD Adriano Nuvunga receives death threats (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
Photo: Twitter The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and…
• 17th Nov 2022
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Arrestation, détention et accusations portées contre le défenseur des droits humains Zaki Hannache (communication conjointe)
Official Letters and Statements
Ce qui suit est basé sur une communication écrite par la Rapporteuse spéciale sur sur la situation des défenseurs et…
• 16th Nov 2022
Mohammed Al Qatani is dressed in white, wearing glasses, and looks at the camera
Saudi Arabia: Allow immediate contact with human rights defender held incommunicado, UN expert urges (Press Release)
Official Letters and Statements
GENEVA (9 November 2022) – The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders said today she is increasingly…
• 9th Nov 2022
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Egypt: Topic: alleged intimidation and retaliation against Abdelrahman Ayyash in relation to his human rights work in Egypt (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and other UN…
• 4th Nov 2022
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Malaysia: alleged SLAPP against human rights organisation SAVE Rivers (joint communication)
Official Letters and Statements
The following is based on a communication written by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and other UN…
• 2nd Nov 2022

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