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UN experts urge States to consider humanitarian impacts when imposing or implementing sanctions 3/25/2022
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People s Republic of Korea
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Right to drinking water
  • External debt
E F S R C A
Afghanistan: UN experts call for immediate action to stop escalating humanitarian catastrophe 12/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Violence against women
  • Minorities
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Right to food
  • Health
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to drinking water
  • Right to development
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Unilateral coercive measures
E F S R C A
Unilateral sanctions hurt all, especially women, children and other vulnerable groups – UN human rights expert 12/8/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Unilateral coercive measures
E F S R C A
35th anniversary UN Declaration on the Right to Development
4 December 2021
12/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Right to development
  • Slavery
  • Traffic in persons
  • Extreme poverty
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • External debt
  • International Order
  • Freedom of association
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Transnational corporations
  • Toxics and human rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Education
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Albinism
  • Right to food
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Right to drinking water
  • Older persons
E F S R C A
Zimbabwe: Expert calls for lifting of unilateral sanctions, urges talks 10/28/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Zimbabwe
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Unilateral coercive measures
E F S R C A
Over-compliance with US sanctions harms Iranians’ right to health 10/18/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
  • International Order
  • Health
E F S R C A
Unilateral sanctions impinge on right to development - UN experts 8/11/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • International Order
  • Health
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
Venezuela: Save lives of cancer patients endangered by U.S. sanctions – experts 7/21/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • International Order
  • Right to development
  • Health
  • Unilateral coercive measures
  • Human Rights and International Solidarity
E F S R C A
USA: “Rewards for Justice” program violates human rights, say UN experts 4/14/2021
  • Press Releases
  • United States of America
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Unilateral coercive measures
E F S R C A
Human Rights Council Renews Mandate of Special Rapporteur on the Environment, Adopts Resolutions on Sri Lanka, Nicaragua, Occupied Palestinian Territory, and on Unilateral Coercive Measures 3/23/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sri Lanka
  • Nicaragua
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Human Rights Council
  • Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment
  • Human Rights Council
  • Environment
  • Unilateral coercive measures
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