The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 7 (Issue 16) – October 2015

Nov 03 2015

UNSR Maina Kiai newsletter - Vol. 2, No. 7 (cover)_500Issue No. 16 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 calls on Chile to eliminate “vestiges of dictatorship” detrimental to assembly rights
  • • UNSR presents report to General Assembly, urges States to promote civil society by elevating its treatment to the same level as business
  • • Experts urge Latin America and Caribbean: adopt trend-setting environmental agreement
  • • UN expert urges Angola to release 14 activists detained for criticizing Government
  • • Draft law threatens independence and existence of Kazakh NGOs, Kiai warns
  • • Heyns and Kiai wrap up consultations for recommendations on facilitating assemblies
  • • Freedom of association and assembly: By the numbers
  • • Special Rapporteur news in brief: October 2015
  • • World briefing: Freedom of assembly and association in the news

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The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Issue 13) (June 2015)

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 5 (Issue 14) (July-Aug. 2015)

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 6 (Issue 15) (Sept. 2015)

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