The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 1, Issue 8 (October-November 2014)

Nov 05 2014

Cover - UNSR Maina Kiai newsletter - Vol. 1, No. 8-500Issue No. 8 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:

  • • Special Rapporteur tells UN General Assembly that rights to peaceful assembly and association must also be protected at multilateral level
  • • Kiai to OSCE states: restrictions on assembly and association rights contribute to rise of extremism
  • • Malaysia Sedition Act threatens freedoms
  • • Experts: Coordinated, multipronged approach needed to inject international standards into domestic and regional courts
  • • UN experts urge Ethiopia to stop using anti-terrorism legislation to curb human rights
  • • Freedom of association and assembly: By the numbers
  • • Special rapporteur news in brief: September-October 2014
  • • World briefing: Freedom of assembly and association in the news

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

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

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

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