The Independent Expert's appeal has been endorsed by the following UN experts:

Dainius PūrasSpecial Rapporteur on the right to physical and mental healthDubravka ŠimonovićSpecial Rapporteur on violence against womenAhmed ShaheedSpecial Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief; Victor Madrigal-BorlozIndependent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identityJavaid RehmanSpecial Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of IranLéo HellerSpecial Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitationFabian SalvioliSpecial Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrenceAlioune TineIndependent Expert on the situation of Human Rights in MaliObiora OkaforIndependent Expert on human rights and international solidarityAristide Nononsi, Independent Expert on the situation of Human Rights in SudanDavid R. Boyd Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environmentUrmila BhoolaSpecial Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slaveryAhmed Reid (Chair), Dominique Day, Michal  Balcerzak, Ricardo A. Sunga III, and Sabelo GumedzeWorking Group of experts on people of African descentSaad Alfarargi, Special Rapporteur on the right to developmentLivingstone SewanyananIndependent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order; Catalina Devandas AguilarSpecial Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilitiesYanghee LeeSpecial Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar; Yao AgbetseIndependent Expert on the situation of Human Rights in the Central African RepublicS. Michael LynktheSpecial Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967Alice CruzSpecial Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members ; Rhona SmithSpecial Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in CambodiaIkponwosa Ero Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism; ; Githu Muigai (Chair), Anita Ramasastry (Vice-chair), Dante Pesce, Elzbieta Karska, and Surya DevaWorking Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises; Michel ForstSpecial Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Diego García-Sayán, Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and LawyersLuciano A. Hazan (Chair), Tae-Ung Baik (Vice-chair), Houria Es-Slami, Henrikas Mickevičius, Bernard Duhaime, Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary DisappearancesMr. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky , Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and human rights ; Ms Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions ; Mr. Baskut Tuncak, Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes ; Ms. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children ; Mr Felipe González Morales; the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences ; Dr. Koumbou Boly BarrySpecial Rapporteur on the right to education ; Mr. Chris Kwaja (Chair), Ms. Jelena Aparac, Ms. Lilian Bobea, Ms. Sorcha MacLeod and Mr. Saeed MokbilWorking Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination; Mr. Bahame Tom Mukirya Nyanduga, Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia ; Ms. Maria Grazia GiammarinaroSpecial Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children.


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