Latest OHCHR News

Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Papua New Guinea’s repeal of death penalty
Lithuania’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
UN experts deeply concerned by alleged trafficking of Vietnamese migrant workers to Serbia
Zimbabwe’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Visit of UN Expert on Human Rights in Sudan Adama Dieng postponed
Venezuela’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Iceland’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Syria’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Togo’s human rights record to be examined by Universal Periodic Review
Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review Working Group to hold fortieth session in Geneva from 24 January
Press briefing notes on Yemen 18 January
Press briefing notes on Sudan 18 January
Taliban attempting to steadily erase women and girls from public life – UN experts: Afghanistan
UN expert postpones visit to Brian K. after positive steps by authorities: Switzerland
United Kingdom Nationality and Borders Bill undermines rights of victims of trafficking and modern slavery, UN experts say
Press briefing notes on Ethiopia 14 January
Press briefing notes on Bosnia and Herzegovina / Serbia
UN experts on people of African descent to visit Switzerland
Building Back Better toward renewed social contractInvesting in human rights-based recovery from Covid and implementation of 2030 Agenda
UN rights experts decry imminent execution of juvenile offender Hossein Shahbazi in Iran
German court’s historic crimes against humanity finding in Syria case must spur momentum for international justice – Bachelet
UN panel welcomes landmark guilty verdict in Germany’s prosecution of former Syrian intelligence officer for crimes against humanity
UN experts condemn lethal force against protesters, misuse of term ‘terrorists’: Kazakhstan
Press briefing notes on Tunisia
“Ugly chapter of unrelenting human rights violations” – UN experts: Guantanamo Bay
Bachelet urges peaceful resolution of grievances: Kazakhstan unrest
Arrests of strikers may amount to breach of human rights law – UN experts: Cambodia
Statement by OHCHR and UNESCO on two detained staff members: Yemen
UN experts on people of African Descent conduct working visit to France
UN experts call for immediate action to stop escalating humanitarian catastrophe: Afghanistan
Five years after UNSC Resolution 2334, international accountability to end Israeli occupation is more important than ever
UN experts appalled by conviction of four human rights defenders: Viet Nam
Experts welcome corrective decisions of Federal Court in case of “Brian K.”: Switzerland
UN experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish prisoner in Iran
UN experts urge Indian authorities to stop targeting Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez and release him immediately
UN Torture Committee deplores lack of cooperation in torture complaints procedure: Burundi
Press briefing notes on Sudan protests
Press briefing notes on Poland/Belarus border
Human Rights Council Decides to Establish an International Commission of Human Rights Experts to Investigate Allegations
Urgent reforms needed on indigenous peoples’ rights, says UN expert: Costa Rica
UN expert urges to create favourable environment for civic space: Niger
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Urges All Parties to Pull Back from Posture of War in Ethiopia
UN human rights experts urge States to adopt alternative measures and put an end to detention of migrants
Press briefing notes on Viet Nam
Press briefing notes on Republic of Korea
UN experts say extradition of Uyghur asylum seeker to China violates principle of non-refoulement: Morocco
Human Rights Council President Appoints Members of Racial Justice Body
UN experts condemn conviction of Pakistan human rights defender and minority activist Idris Khattak