The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 7 (September 2014)

Sep 18 2014

Issue No. 7 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 makes official visit to Oman; says it’s time for sultanate to build on economic development and fully embrace human rights
  • • UN experts urge Bahrain to release human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja
  • • Iran: Kiai condemns the recent wave of arrest and sentencing of civil society actors
  • • UN experts urge Tasmania to drop bill that would limit protests against businesses
  • • Kiai and others call on the government of Azerbaijan to stop persecution of rights activists
  • • UNSR makes follow-up visit to Rwanda
  • • Freedom of association and assembly: By the numbers
  • • Special rapporteur news in brief: July-September 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 4 (May 2014)

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

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 6 (July-August 2014)

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