Factsheet: The right to freedom of peaceful assembly best practices

Freedom of Assembly - best practices infosheet_500The Special Rapporteur’s factsheet summarizing best practices on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly, presented in an easy-to use “yes/no” format, with hyperlinks to source materials.

This factsheet draws heavily from the Special Rapporteur’s 2012 report to the Human Rights Council and features guidance on:

  • • Permits and notification procedures for peaceful assemblies
  • • State obligations to uphold the right to freedom of peaceful assembly
  • • Permissible limitations on the right
  • • The role of third-party monitors and journalists at peaceful assemblies
  • • The status of spontaneous assemblies
  • • Assembly rights during election periods
  • • Remedies for the violation of assembly rights
  • • Use of force and what authorities should do in response to violence
  • • And more

For the Special Rapporteur’s full factsheet series, please see: http://freeassembly.net/factsheets/

The fact sheet is currently available in the following languages:
All non-English versions are unofficial; translations not verified by the UNSR.