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June 21, 2018     |    Margaret L. Satterthwaite
Press Releases and Statements
March 23, 2018

Press release by UN special rapporteurs on extreme poverty, the situation of human rights defenders, freedom of expression, and independence of judges and lawyers and the working groups on arbitrary detention and disappearances on serious human rights concerns around the arrest and detention of lawyers and human rights defenders.

Articles and Chapters
March 13, 2018     |    Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Alexandra Zetes
Reports and Briefing Papers
October 4, 2017     |    Philip Alston

Report presented to the UN General Assembly by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on the subject on how poverty impacts civil and political rights.

Reports and Briefing Papers
March 28, 2017     |    Philip Alston

Report presented to the UN Human Rights Council by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on his August 15-23,2016 visit to China.

Articles and Chapters
January 12, 2017     |    Delaram Farzaneh
September 20, 2016     |    Pablo de Greiff

Final rleport of the UN Independent Investigation on Burundi. It covers violations and abuses of human rights from 15 April 2015 to 30 June 2016. The experts find that gross human rights violations have and are taking place, committed primarily by State agents and those linked to them.

Press Releases and Statements
November 11, 2015

Press release calling for the release and withdrawal of charges against Hossam Bahgat, Egyptian human rights activist and journalist detained, apparently in retaliation for an investigative article he wrote concerning the military. Bahgat delivered the 2011 Emilio Mignone Lecture on Transitional Justice at NYU School of Law.


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