The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 5 (June 2014)

Jun 18 2014

June newsletter coverIssue No. 5 of the Assembly and Association Briefing, the newsletter of Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.

In this issue:

  • • Kiai tells Human Rights Council: Assembly & association rights are inviolable, even for those “seen as being different”
  • • Syria: Door remains wide open for further atrocities after lack of referral to the ICC, UN experts warn
  • • UNSR & Community of Democracies release general principles on protecting right to access resources
  • • Kiai joins joint statement to mark international day against homophobia
  • • “Fundamental rights at stake in Thailand” – UN experts concerned about arbitrary detentions and restrictions
  • • Special Rapporteur Kiai to convene expert meeting in Istanbul for next report
  • • Freedom of association and assembly: By the numbers
  • • Special rapporteur news in brief: May and June 2014
  • • World briefing: Freedom of assembly and association in the news

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For other recent newsletters, see the links below:

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Feb-March 2014)

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 3 (April 2014)

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 4 (May 2014)

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