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July 09, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Oral statement in UPR Report Consideration of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Agenda Item 6)

9 July 2021, Geneva: CHRI was among the five civil society organisations that submitted an video statement in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report Consideration of Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 47th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. In the statement delivered by Ms.

July 09, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Oral statement in UPR Report Consideration of Nauru (Agenda Item 6)

9 July 2021, Geneva : CHRI delivered an oral statement in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report Consideration of Nauru.  With a detailed analysis of the background and the relevant documents submitted and considered in the review process, the statement delivered by Ms.

July 02, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Joint oral statement with FORUM-ASIA in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression (Agenda Item 3)

2 July 2021, Geneva: CHRI along with the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) delivered an oral statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, Ms. Irene Khan. statement was based on our reflections on the Special Rapporteur's report identifying the complex challenges posed by disinformation.

June 30, 2021

CHRI at HRC47: Oral Statement in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children (Agenda Item 3)

30 June 2021, Geneva: CHRI made a video intervention in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Ms. Siobhán Mullally.p; The statement was based on our analysis of the findings in her latest annual report presented to the UN Human Rights Council on the 'Implementation of the Non-Punishment Principle'.

June 12, 2021

CHRI Marks World Day Against Child Labour

Today the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) marks the World Day Against Child Labour with the release of a new video, ‘A conversation with Homes of Hope Fiji, Aparajeyo-Bangladesh and NACTAL Nigeria’. As Secretariat to the Commonwealth 8.7 Network, CHRI spoke with member organisations that work to end child labour and exploitation in Fiji, Bangladesh, and Nigeria.

March 18, 2021

CHRI at HRC46: Oral Statement in the UPR Outcome Adoption of Jamaica (Agenda Item 6)

17 March 2021, Geneva: CHRI was among the six NGOs that delivered an oral statement in the UPR outcome adoption of Jamaica at the 46th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The statement delivered by Ms.

March 17, 2021

CHRI at HRC46: Oral Statement in the UPR Outcome Adoption of Maldives (Agenda Item 6)

  16 March 2021, Geneva: CHRI delivered an oral statement in the UPR outcome adoption of Maldives at the 46th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). In the statement delivered by Ms.

March 10, 2021

CHRI'S oral statement in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on torture at the 46th Regular UNHRC Session (Agenda Item 3)

10 March 2021, Geneva: CHRI has expressed concerns on the findings of the annual report the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment at the ongoing 46th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.  In  a video intervention in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur, Dr.

March 08, 2021

Joint Statement of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and the Commonwealth 8.7 Network

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and the Commonwealth 8.7 Network[1] urges Commonwealth governments to fulfill their commitments to eradicate contemporary forms of slavery by 2030.

March 08, 2021

CHRI supports the call for independent investigation into the custodial death of Kizito Mihigo in Rwanda last year

Excellencies, Re: Call for independent investigation into Rwandan singer Kizito Mihigo’s death Civil society organizations around the world are calling on the Rwandan authorities to allow an independent, impartial, and effective investigation into the death in custody of Kizito Mihigo, a popular gospel singer and peace activist.