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United Nations: Appointment of next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights | Joint open letter
United Nations: Appointment of next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights | Joint open letter
China, Iran and Türkiye: Systematic pattern of arbitrary detention of lawyers | Joint oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council
China, Iran and Türkiye: Systematic pattern of arbitrary detention of lawyers | Joint oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council
UN Human Rights Council: Renew the mandate of the Independent Expert on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity | Joint statement
UN Human Rights Council: Renew the mandate of the Independent Expert on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity | Joint statement
Afghanistan: Grave risks for jurists, particularly women, and threats to Afghanistan’s independent legal profession | Joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council
Afghanistan: Grave risks for jurists, particularly women, and threats to Afghanistan’s independent legal profession | Joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council
Russia: Unlawful suppression of dissent in Russia is a root cause of aggression and atrocity crimes in Ukraine | Joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council
Russia: Unlawful suppression of dissent in Russia is a root cause of aggression and atrocity crimes in Ukraine | Joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council
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United Nations: Appointment of next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights | Joint open letter
China, Iran and Türkiye: Systematic pattern of arbitrary detention of lawyers | Joint oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council
UN Human Rights Council: Renew the mandate of the Independent Expert on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity | Joint statement
Afghanistan: Grave risks for jurists, particularly women, and threats to Afghanistan’s independent legal profession | Joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council
Russia: Unlawful suppression of dissent in Russia is a root cause of aggression and atrocity crimes in Ukraine | Joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council
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Russia: Voted off UN ECOSOC’s Committee on NGOs after 75 years
Russia: Voted off UN ECOSOC’s Committee on NGOs after 75 years
UN General Assembly suspends Russia from Human Rights Council
UN General Assembly suspends Russia from Human Rights Council
Thailand: Angkhana Neelapaijit appointed to UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances
Thailand: Angkhana Neelapaijit appointed to UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances
Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi released | Update
Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi released | Update
China: Arbitrarily detained lawyer Yu Wensheng released | Update
China: Arbitrarily detained lawyer Yu Wensheng released | Update
Belarus and Myanmar lawyers honoured: U Khin Maung Zaw (Myanmar) and Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak (Belarus) | Video
Belarus and Myanmar lawyers honoured: U Khin Maung Zaw (Myanmar) and Maksim Znak and Liudmila Kazak (Belarus) | Video
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United Nations: Appointment of next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights | Joint open letter

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