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Burundi: UN Torture Committee Deplores Lack Of Cooperation In Torture Complaints Procedure

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 6:44 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (21 December 2021) - The UN Committee against Torture has deplored Burundi’s lack of cooperation in the individual complaints procedure and its failure to implement the Committee’s decisions in all cases where human rights violations were found. ... More >>

Venezuela: Criminal Proceeding Against Prominent Jurist Violated Due Process Guarantees, UN Human Rights Committee Finds

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 7:08 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (15 December 2021) – Venezuela violated a jurist’s rights to be tried by an independent tribunal and to the presumption of innocence, the UN Human Rights Committee said on Wednesday. The Committee’s findings concern jurist Allan Brewer ... More >>

Mexico: Detention & Torture Of HR Defender Highlights Criminalization Of Legitimate Protest, UN Committee Finds

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 7:09 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (14 December 2021) —The UN Committee against Torture has called on Mexico to stop criminalizing legitimate human rights work, after deciding on the case of a human rights defender targeted for his campaigning, resulting in his being detained ... More >>

UN CERD Publishes Findings On Chile, Denmark, Singapore, Switzerland And Thailand

Saturday, 4 December 2021, 6:34 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (03 December 2021) - The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) today issued its findings on Chile, Denmark, Singapore, Switzerland and Thailand, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The findings contain ... More >>

UN Committee Against Torture Publishes Findings On Bolivia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Nigeria, Serbia And Sweden

Saturday, 4 December 2021, 6:27 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (3 December 2021) – The UN Committee against Torture (CAT) on Friday published findings on the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Nigeria, Serbia and Sweden, the six States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The ... More >>

Ecuador Has Obligation To Ensure Security Inside Prisons, UN Experts

Friday, 3 December 2021, 7:15 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (2 December 2021) – Two UN anti-torture bodies expressed alarm at the ongoing violence in Ecuador’s prison system. They urged the authorities to take necessary measures to prevent the recurrence of deadly clashes and to ensure that those responsible ... More >>

UN Torture Prevention Body Announces Visits For 2022

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 7:13 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (30 November 2021) — The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) will visit Argentina, Ecuador, Lebanon, Tukey and Tunisia in 2022. It will also hold high-level talks with the Brazilian authorities on the country’s torture preventive ... More >>

Do More To Support Children Born Of Rape In Armed Conflict And Their Mothers, UN Committees Urge States

Saturday, 20 November 2021, 7:12 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (19 November 2021) – Children born as a result of rape committed in armed conflict must be given better help and support, while women who survive sexual violence require comprehensive protection by the State, two UN committees urged in a joint ... More >>

UN Women’s Rights Committee Issues Findings

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 8:09 am | UN Treaty Bodies

UN Women’s Rights Committee issues findings on Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Russia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sweden, and Yemen GENEVA (15 November) — The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) today ... More >>

Committee On Enforced Disappearances To Visit Mexico

Saturday, 13 November 2021, 7:00 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (12 November 2021) – The United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will make a country visit to Mexico from 15 to 26 November to identify the means to tackle enforced disappearances. It is the first country visit of the Committee ... More >>

Committee On Enforced Disappearances To Visit Mexico

Saturday, 13 November 2021, 6:55 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (12 November 2021) – The United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will make a country visit to Mexico from 15 to 26 November to identify the means to tackle enforced disappearances. It is the first country visit of the Committee ... More >>

Committee On Enforced Disappearances To Visit Mexico

Saturday, 13 November 2021, 6:55 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (12 November 2021) – The United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) will make a country visit to Mexico from 15 to 26 November to identify the means to tackle enforced disappearances. It is the first country visit of the Committee ... More >>

UN Human Rights Committee Issues Findings On Germany, Ukraine, Armenia And Botswana

Friday, 12 November 2021, 6:14 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (11 November 2021) — The UN Human Rights Committee today issued its findings on Germany, Ukraine, Armenia and Botswana, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The findings contain positive aspects of each country's implementation ... More >>

Georgia Failed To Protect Woman From Gender-and Honour-based Violence, UN Women’s Rights Committee Finds

Friday, 12 November 2021, 6:07 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (11 November 2021) — Georgia’s failure to investigate and prosecute gender and honour-based violence against a woman, who was severely beaten by family members in front of her young children, contributed to her death, the UN women’s rights ... More >>

UN Committee Against Torture To Review Sweden, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Lithuania, Serbia And Bolivia

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 6:41 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (5 November 2021) – The UN Committee against Torture (CAT) will hold its upcoming session from 8 November to 3 December, during which it will review Sweden, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Lithuania, Serbia and the Plurinational State of Bolivia. The ... More >>

Bulgaria Torture Prevention: UN Experts Concerned About Migrant Children In Detention

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 6:36 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (5 November 2021) — Bulgaria must ensure humane conditions for detained migrants, especially children, and that detention is carried out only when strictly necessary, UN rights experts have said at the end of their first official visit to ... More >>

UN Torture Prevention Body To Visit Bulgaria

Friday, 22 October 2021, 8:39 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (22 October 2021) – The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) will make its first visit to Bulgaria from 24 to 30 October to assess the treatment of people deprived of their liberty, and examine the existing protection measures ... More >>

UN Committee Issues Findings On Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Bolivia And Nicaragua

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 6:51 am | UN Treaty Bodies

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issues findings on Kuwait, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bolivia and Nicaragua GENEVA (20 October 2021) — The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has published its findings ... More >>

UN Committee On Migrant Workers Issues Findings OnRwanda And Azerbaijan

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 7:07 am | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (14 October 2021) – The UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) has issued its findings on Rwanda and Azerbaijan, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The findings contain positive aspects of each country's implementation ... More >>

Paraguay: Failing To Prevent Contamination Violates Indigenous People’s Right To Traditional Lands - UN HR Committee

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 8:41 pm | UN Treaty Bodies

GENEVA (13 October 2021) — In a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Committee found that Paraguay’s failure to prevent and control the toxic contamination of traditional lands, due to the intensive use of pesticides by nearby commercial farms, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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