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International standards

Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

International human rights law provides a clear and universal framework for the promotion and protection of the right to privacy. The right to privacy is enshrined by the:

At the regional level, the right to privacy is protected by:

Other human rights instruments contain similar provisions. The right to privacy is included, for instance, in the following*:

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