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Reports

  1. Country visit: Kazakhstan   Jan. 27, 2015
  2. 2014: The year in assembly & association rights   Jan. 9, 2015
  3. Report: Multilateral institutions and their effect on assembly and association rights (A/69/365)   Oct. 28, 2014
  4. Country visit: Oman   Sept. 18, 2014
  5. Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2013-14 (A/HRC/26/29/Add.1)   June 10, 2014
  6. Country Visit: Rwanda (A/HRC/26/29/Add.2)   June 10, 2014
  7. Report: Threats against groups most at risk (A/HRC/26/29)   May 13, 2014
  8. Bolivia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  9. Argentina Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  10. Armenia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  11. United Kingdom communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  12. Moldova communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  13. Netherlands communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  14. South Korea communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  15. Iran communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  16. Uganda communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  17. India communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  18. Indonesia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  19. Hungary communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  20. Philippines communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  21. Colombia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  22. Pakistan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  23. Bahrain communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  24. China Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  25. Morocco communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  26. Jordan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  27. Azerbaijan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  28. Israel communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  29. Angola communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  30. Sierra Leone communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  31. Mauritania Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  32. Switzerland communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  33. Madagascar Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  34. Turkey Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  35. Mexico communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  36. Sudan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  37. Cambodia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  38. Belarus communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  39. Serbia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  40. Sri Lanka communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  41. Bangladesh communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  42. Rwanda communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  43. Laos communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  44. Georgia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  45. Kyrgyzstan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  46. Haiti Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  47. Kosovo Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  48. Guyana Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  49. Russian Federation communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  50. Fiji communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  51. Kenya communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  52. Paraguay communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  53. Kazakhstan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  54. Chile Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  55. Honduras communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  56. Algeria communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  57. Ethiopia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  58. Brazil Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  59. Spain communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  60. Guatemala communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  61. Turkmenistan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  62. Maldives communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  63. Tunisia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  64. Cyprus communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  65. Thailand communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  66. Egypt Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  67. Greece Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  68. Poland communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  69. Djibouti Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  70. Peru communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  71. United Arab Emirates communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  72. Myanmar communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  73. Tajikistan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  74. Zimbabwe communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  75. Swaziland communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  76. Cuba Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  77. Zambia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  78. Oman communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  79. Yemen communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  80. Lebanon communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  81. Libya Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  82. United States of America communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  83. Ukraine communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  84. Kuwait communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  85. Viet Nam communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  86. Syria communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  87. Nigeria communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  88. Czech Republic communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  89. Venezuela communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  90. Nicaragua communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  91. Panama communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  92. Costa Rica Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  93. Somalia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  94. Uzbekistan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  95. Cameroon Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  96. Nepal Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  97. Malaysia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  98. Macedonia Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  99. South Sudan communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  100. Malawi communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  101. Singapore communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  102. Ecuador communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  103. Senegal communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  104. Equatorial Guinea Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  105. El Salvador Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  106. Botswana Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  107. Saudi Arabia communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  108. Bosnia and Herzegovina Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  109. Report: Elections and Freedom of Assembly and Association (A/68/299)   Sept. 21, 2013
  110. Country Visit: United Kingdom (A/HRC/23/39/Add.1)   June 17, 2013
  111. Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2013 (A/HRC/23/39/Add.2)   May 30, 2013
  112. Report: Civil Society’s Right to Funding and Resources (A/HRC/23/39)   April 24, 2013
  113. Burundi Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  114. Canada Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  115. France communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  116. Democratic Republic of the Congo Communications: May 1, 2011 to February 28, 2014   Feb. 28, 2014
  117. Report: Observations on Communications to Governments and Replies Received 2012 (A/HRC/20/27/Add.3)   June 19, 2012
  118. Country Visit: Republic of Georgia (A/HRC/20/27/Add.2)   June 8, 2012
  119. Report: Best Practices in Promoting Freedoms of Assembly and Association (A/HRC/20/27)   May 21, 2012

News

  1. Continued detention of Ethiopian journalists unacceptable – UN human rights experts   April 24, 2015
  2. Special Rapporteurs Kiai and Heyns join forces to draft recommendations on managing protests   March 17, 2015
  3. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Issue 11) – February-March 2015   March 12, 2015
  4. Australia: UN rights expert welcomes Victoria State’s moves to repeal restrictive laws on protest   March 4, 2015
  5. Special Rapporteur in Geneva for events surrounding 28th session of the Human Rights Council   March 1, 2015
  6. “Two legal reform projects undermine the rights of assembly and expression in Spain” – UN experts   Feb. 23, 2015
  7. Mass death sentences in Egypt a profound disgrace, UN human rights experts say   Feb. 9, 2015
  8. Bahrain: UN rights experts urge release of opposition politician detained for peaceful expression   Feb. 4, 2015
  9. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Issue 10) – January 2015   Feb. 4, 2015
  10. Oman: UN experts call for the immediate release of prominent rights activist, as reprisals continue unchecked   Jan. 30, 2015
  11. Эксперт ООН предостерегает Казахстан против использования «стабильности» как причины для ограничения прав человека, и обеспокоен случаем наблюдения за источниками информации   Jan. 28, 2015
  12. UN expert warns Kazakhstan against using ‘stability’ as excuse to curtail rights, voices concern at surveillance of sources   Jan. 28, 2015
  13. ЗАЯВЛЕНИЕ СПЕЦИАЛЬНОГО ДОКЛАДЧИКА ООН ПО ПРАВУ НА СВОБОДУ МИРНЫХ СОБРАНИЙ И ПРАВУ НА СВОБОДУ ОБЪЕДИНЕНИЙ ПО ЗАВЕРШЕНИИ ЕГО ВИЗИТА В РЕСПУБЛИКУ КАЗАХСТАН   Jan. 27, 2015
  14. Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the conclusion of his visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan   Jan. 27, 2015
  15. Казахстан: первый официальный визит эксперта ООН по вопросу о праве на свободу мирных собраний и ассоциаций   Jan. 16, 2015
  16. Kazakhstan: first official visit by UN expert on freedoms of peaceful assembly and association   Jan. 16, 2015
  17. Special Rapporteur releases report recapping ‘monumental developments’ of 2014   Jan. 9, 2015
  18. UN experts urge Bahrain to drop charges against women activists for government criticism   Dec. 29, 2014
  19. Lao: UN experts appeal for international help two years after the enforced disappearance of leading rights defender   Dec. 23, 2014
  20. UN independent experts urge practical measures to eradicate racial discrimination   Dec. 11, 2014
  21. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 9 (December 2014)   Dec. 10, 2014
  22. Top UN experts urge States to integrate human rights values in current climate change negotiations   Dec. 9, 2014
  23. ‘Legitimate concerns’ over outcome of Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases – UN rights experts   Dec. 5, 2014
  24. Video: Enhancing assembly and association rights through strategic litigation   Dec. 3, 2014
  25. Kyrgyzstan: “Don’t condemn LGBT people to silence” – UN rights experts urge Parliament to withdraw anti-gay bill   Nov. 26, 2014
  26. Your rights on one page: Best practices fact sheet on the right to freedom of association   Nov. 21, 2014
  27. Surmounting civil society restrictions “the great challenge of our time,” Special Rapporteur tells activists   Nov. 20, 2014
  28. Botswana: UN and African human rights experts hail key ruling recognising an LGBT organisation   Nov. 18, 2014
  29. Your rights on one page: Special Rapporteur releases best practices fact sheet on assembly rights   Nov. 6, 2014
  30. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 8 (October-November 2014)   Nov. 5, 2014
  31. Rights to peaceful assembly and association must also be protected at multilateral level – UN rights expert   Oct. 28, 2014
  32. Special Rapporteur: Restrictions on assembly and association rights contribute to the rise of extremism   Oct. 25, 2014
  33. Special Rapporteur to present report on multilateral organizations to UN General Assembly   Oct. 24, 2014
  34. Special Rapporteur in Article 19 blog: multilateral institutions need a 21st century makeover   Oct. 23, 2014
  35. Experts: Coordinated, multipronged approach needed to inject international standards into domestic and regional courts   Oct. 18, 2014
  36. Video interview: Maina Kiai talks India, elections and fundamental rights with activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad   Oct. 10, 2014
  37. Malaysia Sedition Act threatens freedom of expression by criminalising dissent   Oct. 8, 2014
  38. Maina Kiai receives Freedom House’s prestigious 2014 Freedom Award   Oct. 1, 2014
  39. Open letter by Special Procedures mandate-holders of the United Nations Human Rights Council to the Government and the Congress of the Republic of Colombia   Sept. 29, 2014
  40. UN experts urge Ethiopia to stop using anti-terrorism legislation to curb human rights   Sept. 18, 2014
  41. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 7 (September 2014)   Sept. 18, 2014
  42. Time for Oman to build on economic development and fully embrace human rights – UN Expert   Sept 15, 2014
  43. بيان المقرر الخاص للأمم المتحدة بشأن الحق في حرية التجمع السلمي وتكوين الجمعيات في ختام زيارته لسلطنة عمان   Sept. 13, 2014
  44. Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the conclusion of his visit to the Sultanate of Oman   Sept. 13, 2014
  45. UN experts urge Tasmania to drop its anti-protest bill   Sept. 9, 2014
  46. UN experts urge Bahrain to release human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja   Sept. 5, 2014
  47. Maina Kiai to make official visit to Oman next week   Sept. 4, 2014
  48. In follow-up visit to Rwanda, Maina Kiai pushes more space for ‘peaceful dissent, discussion and dialogue’   Aug. 29, 2014
  49. Persecution of rights activists must stop – UN experts call on the Government of Azerbaijan   Aug. 19, 2014
  50. Iran: UN rights experts condemn the recent wave of arrest and sentencing of civil society actors   Aug. 8, 2014
  51. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 6 (July-August 2014)   Aug. 1, 2014
  52. Special Rapporteur to give public lecture in Burundi during unofficial visit   July 21, 2014
  53. Writing in openGlobalRights, Special Rapporteur calls upon incoming UN High Commissioner to ‘hold governments accountable’ for rights pledges   July 15, 2014
  54. Egypt: UN Experts “outraged” at confirmation of 183 death sentences   June 30, 2014
  55. Special Rapporteur: Targeting at-risk groups a reprehensible “divide and conquer” technique   June 20, 2014
  56. Kiai: Restrictions on NGOs are a global tendency (video)   June 20, 2014
  57. “Kiai Comments” – a new way to put the UN Special Rapporteur on your website   June 19, 2014
  58. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 5 (June 2014)   June 18, 2014
  59. “Fundamental rights at stake in Thailand” – UN experts concerned about arbitrary detentions and restrictions   June 13, 2014
  60. Special Rapporteur: Assembly & association rights are inviolable, even for those “seen as being different”   June 11, 2014
  61. Special Rapporteur Kiai to present reports on ‘at-risk groups’ and Rwanda to Human Rights Council   June 8, 2014
  62. FOAA News Roundup: June 4, 2014   June 4, 2014
  63. FOAA News Roundup: June 3, 2014   June 3, 2014
  64. Syria: Door remains wide open for further atrocities after lack of referral to the ICC, UN experts warn   May 30, 2014
  65. FOAA News Roundup: May 30, 2014   May 30, 2014
  66. FOAA News Roundup: May 29, 2014   May 29, 2014
  67. FOAA News Roundup: May 28, 2014   May 28, 2014
  68. UNSR & Community of Democracies release general principles on protecting civic space and the right to access resources   May 28, 2014
  69. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 4 (May 2014)   May 16, 2014
  70. Joint statement: “Free expression and association key to eliminating Homophobia and Transphobia”   May 16, 2014
  71. Egypt: Justice and reconciliation increasingly failing after second wave of mass death sentences   May 15, 2014
  72. UN Releases Special Rapporteur Kiai’s latest report on groups ‘most at risk’   May 13, 2014
  73. OSCE civil society: ‘Political will’ a major obstacle in protecting right to funding   May 12, 2014
  74. UN Experts urge Azerbaijan to drop charges against human rights defenders   May 9, 2014
  75. Three years after Tunisia: thoughts and perspectives on the rights to freedom of assembly and association from UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai   May 5, 2014
  76. Video: Maina Kiai speaks on the trend of narrowing space for dissent in Canada   May 4, 2014
  77. UN experts on World Press Freedom Day: Absence of free media greatly compromises development   May 3, 2014
  78. Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai to join roundtable with Venezuelan activists in USA   April 10, 2014
  79. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 3 (April 2014)   April 8, 2014
  80. Myanmar: UN expert raises alarm on Rakhine State   April 7, 2014
  81. Egypt: Mass death sentences – a mockery of justice   March 31, 2014
  82. Turkey: First Twitter, now YouTube – UN rights experts concerned at attempts to restrict access before elections   March 28, 2014
  83. China: UN experts deplore events leading to death of HRD Cao Shunli, ask for full investigation   March 18, 2014
  84. Thailand: 10 years after Somchai’s disappearance, family still awaiting truth and justice   March 12, 2014
  85. UN experts call upon Venezuela to account for alleged arbitrary detentions and use of violence against protesters   March 6, 2014
  86. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Feb-March 2014)   Feb. 27, 2014
  87. Community of Democracies & UNSR begin new global project on civil society’s right to access funding   Feb. 26, 2014
  88. Ukraine: “Violence and death toll totally unacceptable” – Key UN expert group urges restraint and real dialogue   Feb. 21, 2014
  89. Kiai makes unofficial visit to Cambodia, calls on government to lift ban on public assemblies   Feb. 10, 2014
  90. Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai to visit Singapore, Cambodia on unofficial visits   Jan. 31, 2014
  91. Kiai: Twenty years after genocide, Rwanda should pave the way towards peaceful dissent   Jan. 28, 2014
  92. Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the conclusion of his visit to the Republic of Rwanda   Jan. 27, 2014
  93. Rwanda: first official visit by UN expert on freedoms of peaceful assembly and association   Jan. 16, 2014
  94. Kiai’s writes in Guardian that UK Lobbying Bill threatens to ‘stain’ British democracy   Jan. 12, 2014
  95. The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Jan. 2014)   Jan. 8, 2014
  96. Kiai to make official visit to Rwanda in January   Jan. 7, 2014
  97. Kiai writes for openGlobalRights – ‘In Kenya, averting a move to strangle civil society with the financial noose’   Dec. 18, 2013
  98. NGO Bill threatens to hinder civil society’s work in South Sudan, UN rights experts warn   Dec. 17, 2013
  99. Video from Malawi ACT Alliance conference: Space for Civil Society in Africa   Dec. 17, 2013
  100. A year on, the enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone continues with impunity in Lao PDR   Dec. 16, 2013
  101. Without cooperation from States, we cannot do our work for human rights – Key UN expert group   Dec. 10, 2013
  102. Kenya: Statute Law Bill poses grave threat to civil society and must be rejected – UN rights experts   Dec. 3, 2013
  103. Kiai tells Malawi conference that civil society is “under attack” in Africa   Nov. 25, 2013
  104. Breaking the silence: Experts call for stronger UN role in ending impunity   Nov. 22, 2013
  105. Kiai tells UNGA that freedoms of assembly and association are prerequisites to ‘genuine elections’   Oct. 30, 2013
  106. Maina Kiai blogs for the Guardian on elections   Oct. 29, 2013
  107. Maina Kiai to Present Elections Report to UN General Assembly on Oct. 29   Oct. 28, 2013
  108. Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai to speak in Montreal and Ottawa   Oct. 21, 2013
  109. UN experts alarmed by reprisals against activists linked to China’s upcoming UPR   Oct. 16, 2013
  110. UN experts urge Azerbaijan to open space for assembly and expression ahead of Oct. 9 elections   October 4, 2013
  111. India: Urgent call to halt steel project amid serious human rights concerns   October 1, 2013
  112. Sudan: UNSR Raised Issue of Violence Against Protesters in 2012   Sept. 30, 2013
  113. Maina Kiai Calls on States to Foster Civil Society as “Strategic Interest”   September 23, 2013
  114. UN Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai to address high-level UN panel hosted by President Obama   September 19, 2013
  115. Bahrain: Joint Statement on OHCHR and the Human Rights Situation   September 9, 2013
  116. “Israel must stop harassment, intimidation and abusive treatment of rights defender Issa Amro”   Aug. 13, 2013
  117. Uganda: “Public assembly must be protected, not attacked”   Aug. 9, 2013
  118. Hungarian extreme-right: UN experts welcome European Court of Human Rights’ decision   July 26, 2013
  119. Kiai participates in Human Rights Council interactive dialogue on human rights and business   May 31, 2013
  120. Iran: UN experts concerned at barring of women presidential candidates and freedom restrictions   May 29, 2013
  121. Russia: increasingly hostile environment for NGOs and rights defenders is unacceptable   May 13, 2013
  122. Experts urge States to ratify new instrument to enhance protection of economic, social and cultural rights   May 8, 2013
  123. Egypt: NGO Bill infringes international standards   March 28, 2013
  124. “Zimbabwe must respect fundamental freedoms in run-up to constitutional referendum,” warn UN experts   Feb. 27, 2013
  125. Indonesia: “Restrictive bill threatens freedoms of association, expression and religion,” warn UN experts   Feb. 14, 2013
  126. Iran: UN experts call for release of key opposition leaders ahead of presidential elections   Feb. 11, 2013
  127. Iran: UN rights experts urge Government to halt the execution of five Ahwazi activists   Jan. 25, 2013
  128. UK visit: “No matter how old a democracy, there is always space for improvements”   Jan. 23, 2013
  129. Kiai to make official country visit to the United Kingdom   Jan. 10, 2013
  130. Colombia: UN experts call on the authorities to reconsider the constitutional reform of military criminal justice   Oct. 22, 2012
  131. Open letter by Special Procedures mandate-holders of the Human Rights Council to the Government of Colombia   Oct. 22, 2012
  132. Human Rights Council: Assembly and association rights extend to online platforms (A/HRC/RES/21/16)   Oct. 11, 2012
  133. Kiai: “Violence during protests is not protected by international human rights law”   Sept. 19, 2012
  134. Bahrain: UN experts demand end to campaign of persecution against human rights defenders   Aug. 23, 2012
  135. Video: Understanding and Responding to Attacks on Civil Society: The Roles of Politics and Law   Aug. 12, 2012
  136. Russia: “Draft law on non-commercial organizations detrimental to civil society”   July 12, 2012
  137. Kiai presents first annual report to Human Rights Council   June 21, 2012
  138. Malaysia: UN rights experts call for the protection of NGOs working for free and fair elections   June 7, 2012
  139. Statement on human rights defenders of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Special Rapporteurs of the United Nations   June 6, 2012
  140. Canada: UN experts concerned over recent events in Quebec   May 30, 2012
  141. Algeria: Upcoming elections must address civil society’s legitimate demands on freedom of association   May 4, 2012
  142. Bahrain: UN human rights experts urge immediate release of Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja   April 13, 2012
  143. Rio+20: “No global goals without accountability” – an open appeal from over 20 UN experts   March 19, 2012
  144. Switzerland: Changes to Geneva law on demonstrations threaten basic freedoms   March 9, 2012
  145. Bangladesh open-pit coal mine threatens fundamental rights, warn UN experts   Feb. 28, 2012
  146. Senegal: “Make everyone heard in the run-up to Presidential elections,” urge UN experts   Feb. 24, 2012
  147. Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the conclusion of his visit to the Republic of Georgia   Feb. 13, 2012
  148. Georgia: UN expert raises alarm on arbitrary restrictions against opposition, unions and NGOs   Feb. 13, 2012
  149. Kiai to make first official country visit to Georgia   Feb. 3, 2012
  150. Ethiopia: UN experts disturbed at persistent misuse of terrorism law to curb freedom of expression   Feb. 2, 2012
  151. Malaysia: new Bill threatens right to peaceful assembly with arbitrary and disproportional restrictions   Dec. 7, 2011
  152. Belarus: “New legislative amendments unduly restrict fundamental rights,” warn UN experts   Nov. 24, 2011
  153. Egypt: UN experts alarmed at violence and clampdown on fundamental freedoms in run-up to elections   Nov. 21, 2011
  154. China: UN experts warn of severe human rights restrictions on Tibetan Buddhist monasteries   Nov. 1, 2011
  155. Cambodia’s draft NGO law must be fully in line with international law – UN experts   Oct. 14, 2011
  156. Video: Peaceful protests -the Need for guidelines in freedom of assembly   Aug. 11, 2011
  157. “Syria must stop using violent strategies against civilians, now”   Aug. 5, 2011
  158. New UN Experts begin work on their Human Rights Mandates   May 4, 2011


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