The Special Procedures of @UN_HRC are human rights experts independent from any govt or organization, serving in their individual capacity. #StandUp4HumanRights

Geneva, Switzerland
Joined July 2018
UN expert Michael Lynk calls on the international community to enforce its own rules & resolutions on #Israeli occupation: โ€œWe cannot continue to tolerate the intolerable: the imposition of a colonial reality in #Palestine in the 21st century.โ€ ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/u4tt50GyapV #UNGA76
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๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ #Belarus is subjecting women activists to enforced disappearances, torture, ill-treatment & exile, violating women's rights & freedoms, warns UN expert Anaรฏs Marin: ow.ly/HBnO50Gy8VZ #UNGA76 #StandUp4HumanRights
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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท #Iran: The death penalty is imposed arbitrarily and is being used as political punishment โ€“ UN expert Javaid Rehman calls for an end to imposition of the #DeathPenalty in violation of international law. Read more: ow.ly/1J0750GxOCo #UNGA76 #nodeathpenalty
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UN experts strongly & unequivocally condemn decision by #Israeli Minister of Defence to designate 6 #Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organisations: โ€œWe call upon the international community to defend the defenders.โ€ ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/mQIk50GxHSF #StandUp4HumanRights
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ #Finland: UN expert Claudia Mahler will carry out official visit to Finland from 26 October to 4 November 2021 to look into human rights situation of older people. ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/8w6z50GxB60
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๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ @SRtoxics visits Mauritius from 22 to 29 October. A key focus will be the causes and aftermath of the oil spill from the Japanese bulk carrier vessel MV Wakashio off the coast of Mauritius from 25 July 2020: ow.ly/YEZ450Gxxbo
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ #UnitedStates: UN experts condemn USAโ€™s recent and ongoing systematic mass deportation of Haitian migrants & refugees, and cautions that such collective expulsions without any individualised evaluation violate international law. ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/TOLs50Gxs0f #StandUp4Migrants
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๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ #Myanmar could be on the eve of an even greater human rights catastrophe and loss of life amid reports the military junta is deploying tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons to northern Myanmar โ€“ @RapporteurUn warns #UNGA76. Learn more: ow.ly/PJEH50Gxbgx
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UN Special Rapporteur on slavery @TomObokata seeks input in preparation of his country visit to Sri Lanka at the end of November. ๐Ÿ“ฒ Contact: ohchr-srslavery@un.org
My mission to #SriLanka at the end of November has been confirmed. Stakeholders are invited to submit info to ohchr-srslavery@un.org. Contact me also if interested in meeting with me. Please circulate this tweet widely so that I can reach out to relevant stakeholders.
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Equitable access to #vaccines has been hampered by vaccine nationalism, bans on exports of raw materials for vaccines, and lack of funding โ€“ UN expert @LSewanyana calls for a strong renewed commitment to multilateralism to defeat #COVID19. ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/jwbh50Gwfbt #UNGA76
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The @UN's pledge to โ€œleave no one behindโ€ is failing many as development is prioritized over people. More attention must be paid to the needs of minorities, indigenous peoples & women, starting with more human oriented SDGs โ€“ UN expert @fernanddev: ow.ly/m9lm50GvUIX #UNGA76
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Human history is built on cultural fusion. Cultures cannot flourish if closed. Respecting cultural mixing is essential to an open society and a human right. Tackling inequalities is vital to ensure mixing promotes rights of all โ€“ @UNSRCulture: ow.ly/X34k50GvVza #UNGA76
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UN experts appeal to #Israel to urgently release or charge five Palestinians currently on hunger strike in Israeli prisons & dangerously ill + to completely end its unlawful practice of administrative detention: ow.ly/v8IZ50GvuPv #StandUp4HumanRights
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Armed conflict disproportionally affects people with disabilities โ€“ @SR_Disability calls on States to ensure that people with #disabilities are fully included in a range of strategies and processes through all the dimensions of conflict. Read ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/qvNc50GvraG #UNGA76
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#Plastic pandemic: @SRtoxics calls for drastic action โ€“ including banning disposable plastic โ€“ to keep our planet habitable, and to safeguard the rights of those who already suffer the most from plastic production and pollution ๐Ÿ‘‰ow.ly/wcuZ50Gva8V #UNGA76
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๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ #Pakistan: UN experts appealed to the Government to urgently release Stephen Masih, a Pakistani Christian who has been persecuted & detained for over two years on blasphemy charges: ow.ly/GCnZ50Gv5TM #StandUp4HumanRights
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Water is increasingly being treated as a mere commodity and even as a financial asset, rather than a human right and a common good โ€“ @SRWatSan calls on States to take legal measures to prevent water from being subject to financial speculation: ow.ly/rYgE50Gv6kh #UNGA76
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Poverty and privilege continue to reproduce themselves in vicious cycles, driven by unacceptable levels of inequality โ€“ @srpoverty: "Governments must act now before another generation is condemned to the same fate as their parents" ๐Ÿ‘‰ow.ly/21NP50GuI2x #UNGA76 #EndPoverty
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๐Ÿ“ข Sexual & reproductive health rights are human rights. UN expert @drtlaleng calls on Governments around the world to restore essential sexual & reproductive health services lost during the #COVID19 pandemic. ๐Ÿ‘‰ ow.ly/tyDB50GuHYz #UNGA76
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