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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.
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.