Feature Stories


“A struggle between tolerance and intolerance”
“A struggle between tolerance and intolerance”
A UN rights expert explores various forms of fundamentalism and their impact on the exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.
23 June 2016
Making it safer to express dissenting views through peaceful assembly and association
Making it safer to express dissenting views through peaceful assembly and association
“It is astonishing how often States have violated the right of individuals to assemble peacefully, including by violating their rights to life and to be free from torture, rights which allow no limitation,” says Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai.
12 July 2012
2011 - A defining geopolitical moment
2011 - A defining geopolitical moment
The Human Rights Council considers the promotion and protection of human rights during peaceful protest movements.
14 September 2011