GENEVA (7 March 2019) – The Russian authorities should immediately release human rights defender Oyub Titiev whose final court hearing is due on 11 March 2019, say UN human rights experts*. Mr. Titiev, who is 61 and head of the
GENEVA (6 March 2019) – South Sudan must immediately free human rights defender Peter Biar Ajak, who was arrested seven months ago and is allegedly under investigation for treason and other purportedly national security-based offences, say UN human rights experts*.
GENEVA (15 February 2019) – Ghana must ensure an independent, prompt and transparent investigation into the killing of journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale Divela, say UN human rights experts*. “We call on the authorities in Ghana to ensure that the perpetrators of
GENEVA (13 February 2019) – Russia must act urgently to protect the rights of people who are, or are perceived to be, lesbian, gay or bisexual in Chechnya, and investigate allegations of human rights abuses including two reported deaths, say