Highlights

April 24, 2018

Chile: comment of OHCHR-South America on the situation of Celestino Córdova

SANTIAGO (23 April 2018) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is >>Read more
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April 23, 2018

Argentina: UN human rights expert on torture urges authorities to respect human dignity

Melzer visited the country from April 9 to 20 >>Read more
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April 20, 2018

At regional forum, OHCHR highlighted the key role of human rights in sustainable development

The event took place at ECLAC´s headquarters in Santiago, Chile. >>Read more
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April 19, 2018

Racial discrimination: UN Committee to review Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sweden

GENEVA (April 19, 2018) – The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is meeting in Geneva from 23 April >>Read more
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April 18, 2018

Bolivia: UN Human Rights Committee concludes that the political rights of two former lawmakers were violated

GENEVA (18 April 2018) – In two decisions made public today, the UN Human Rights Committee concluded that Bolivia violated the political >>Read more
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March 29, 2018

Statement by UN Human Rights Office on Venezuela jail deaths

The event occurred on Wednesday in Valencia, state of Carabobo >>Read more
Foto: UN Photo/Nektarios Markogiannis
March 26, 2018

Brazil: UN experts alarmed by killing of Rio human rights defender who decried military intervention

GENEVA (26 March 2018) – UN human rights experts* said the killing of prominent Afro-Brazilian human rights defender Marielle Franco who decried >>Read more
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March 23, 2018

2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize call for nominations

14 March 2018 – The 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize will be given out at the United Nations in New York >>Read more
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March 20, 2018

Uruguay must improve prison conditions, says UN torture prevention body

GENEVA (20 March 2018) – The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (SPT), which >>Read more
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March 20, 2018

Bolivia: OHCHR South-America carried out first official visit to the country

SANTIAGO (20 March 2018) – From 12 to 13 March, representatives of the Regional Office for South America of the UN High >>Read more

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