Worldwide, space is shrinking for civic organizations and the threats to assembly and association rights are growing. In an effort to help reverse these trends, the Special Rapporteur began a new project in 2014 that aims to protect these rights via litigation in national and regional courts.
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The Special Rapporteur is working with the UNSR on summary or arbitrary executions to prepare a compilation of practical recommendations for the management of assemblies based on best practices. The compilation will be submitted to the Human Rights Council in March 2016.
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