Sri Lanka says it is keen to learn from the experience of the UN Special Rapporteur
on Freedom of Religion or Belief on addressing issues of de-radicalization and extremism.
The UN Special Rapporteur
on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation, and Guarantees of Non-recurrence is expected to submit a report on Sri Lanka at the September session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
In a special statement made by Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana on Thursday, it was stated that the Acting Foreign Secretary had not beached norms or violated the sovereignty of the country in the matter of fixing appointments for the visiting US Special Rapporteur
on the Freedom of Assembly and of Association, Clement Nyaletsossi Voule with judges.
It has been brought to my notice that last Tuesday (23 July) and Wednesday (24 July) several Members of the Parliament have brought up the issue of the visit of the Special Rapporteur
on the freedom of assembly and of association, Mr.
Ambassador Samol of the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN in Geneva, on Thursday, responded to concerns raised by the Special Rapporteur
on the promotion and protection of the right to freedoms of opinion and expression, David Kaye, and Rhona Smith, the UN Special Rapporteur
on Human Rights in Cambodia.
According to reporter,the report from the UN body came at the same time a report from two IOK based human rights organizations Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society and Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons on the cases of torture was released in Srinagar, which was endorsed by a former UN Special Rapporteur
UN experts denounce 'renewed' attack vs Filipina special rapporteur
!-- -- Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) - May 2, 2019 - 10:20am MANILA, Philippines Three United Nations experts condemned the Philippine government's allegation linking their fellow rapporteur
to communist rebels, calling the renewed accusation a "retaliation" for her human rights works.
Following a special request for action issued by Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, four independent special rapporteurs
of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, including Michael Lynk, special rapporteur
on human rights in Palestine, Karima Bennoune special rapporteur
for cultural rights, Fernand de Varennes, special rapporteur
on minority issues and E.
The 60-day period began on November 2 when UN Special Rapporteur
in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur
on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 Michael Lynk, Special Rapporteur
on minority issues Fernand de Varennes, and Special Rapporteur
on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance E.
UN Special Rapporteur
on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Dainius P?ras, arrived in Kyrgyzstan to discuss measures adopted by Kyrgyzstan ensuring right to health.
The six rapporteurs
who addressed the blockading countries were the Special Rapporteur
on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the Special Rapporteur
on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, as well as the Special Rapporteur
on the human rights of migrants, the Special Rapporteur
on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, the Special Rapporteur
on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism, and the Special Rapporteur
on the right to education.