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July 24, 2017

Paraguay must prioritize children in fight against modern slavery – UN rights expert

Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery visited the country >>Read more
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July 19, 2017

Peru needs new thinking on business conflicts to improve human rights – UN experts

Working Group closed a 10-day visit to the country. >>Read more
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July 14, 2017

Venezuela: UN rights expert concerned at potential for repression in Sunday’s ‘Sovereign Consultation’

GENEVA (14 July 2017) – Venezuelan authorities must ensure compliance with international human rights standards during an unofficial public vote on President >>Read more
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July 14, 2017

UN expert on contemporary forms of slavery announces first official visit to Paraguay

GENEVA (14 July 2017) – United Nations Special Rapporteur Urmila Bhoola will visit Paraguay from 17 to 24 July to assess the >>Read more
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July 14, 2017

Press briefing note on Venezuela

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Liz Throssell. >>Read more
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July 13, 2017

Peru must halt oil talks until indigenous rights and contamination are taken into account – UN experts

Special Rapporteurs on hazardous substances and wastes, Baskut Tuncak, and on indigenous peoples, Vicky Tauli-Corpuz. >>Read more

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