How do I file a human rights violation complaint with the United Nations?
Last Updated: May 11, 2017
The website of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has several resources for people who want to communicate human rights concerns to the United Nations.
Certain conventions on human rights have mechanisms for addressing individual complaints, others may not.
Decisions of the human rights bodies on individual cases are usually restricted documents, unless the body decides to make them available. Case names and other information may be found in the reports on the session(s) at which the case was considered. This type of documentation is sometimes referred to as "jurisprudence" of the treaty bodies.
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