The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Issue 18) – January 2016

Feb 01 2016

UNSR Maina Kiai newsletter - Vol. 3, No. 1 (cover)_500Issue No. 18 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:

  • • Full coverage of the Special Rapporteur’s recently-completed mission to South Korea
  • • Call for submissions for the UNSR’s next report: Exploring fundamentalism’s impact on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • • UNSR releases annual report recapping 2015
  • • UN experts urge review of UK surveillance bill threatening freedom of expression
  • • Stop harassment of human rights defenders in occupied Palestinian Territory – UN experts
  • • Alarms over Saudi Arabia’s growing clampdown on freedom of expression
  • • Fundamental freedoms key to ensuring peaceful and fair elections in Venezuela
  • • UN rights experts urge France to protect fundamental rights while countering terrorism
  • • UN experts urge Ethiopia to halt crackdown on protesters, ensure accountability
  • • Freedom of association and assembly: By the numbers
  • • Special Rapporteur news in brief: December 2015 – January 2016
  • • World briefing: Freedom of assembly and association in the news

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

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

The Assembly and Association Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 8 (Issue 17) (Nov.-Dec. 2015)

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